Monday, October 26, 2009

Papaya said to fight the flu

Daily Spark article by Tanya Jolliffe

In a Daily Spark article by Tanya Jolliffe, she suggests there are specific foods that help get you back on your feet after a cold and flu. Here's the excerpt about papayas.

Christopher Columbus called
papaya the "fruit of the angels" because he found the great benefit of this special fruit especially during the winter. Rich in vitamins C, A, K, and E as well as magnesium, folate, beta-carotene and lutein, papaya has been found to help inactivate a variety of viruses so the body can flush them away.