Do any other mamas stand in the store inspecting every piece of fruit and still not know which one to bring home? I do! 🙋🏻♀️
Some fruits are easy, other fruits are a little more difficult.
🙌🏼 Helpful hints for ripe papayas:
🟠 Yellow and speckles of green outside
🟠 Soft, but not mushy exterior
🟠 If green and hard, wrap in a paper towel for a few days until ripe as indicated above.
🙌🏼 That is really all!!
👉🏼 See photo for example of a ripe papaya
✅ Eat what you can, freeze extra for smoothies.
✅ Papayas contain high levels of antioxidants vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E.
✅ They also are a high fiber food and contain folic acid.
✅ Health benefits include possible heart disease reduction, lowering cholesterol, aids in digestion and fighting inflammation with the help of two enzymes.
✅ Papayas may also help acute pain, for example, bruises or burns, and can help with chronic inflammatory conditions like arthritis and asthma.
Nutrition source: WebMD
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