New Delhi: Although papaya is available throughout the year, it is always considered a summer fruit. Papaya has mane benefits, it not only helps in improving digestion but also gives you a glowing skin. The magical enzyme present in papaya, provides therapeutic benefits to your body and helps to keep away many health problems. It contains antioxidants, is diuretic in nature and is full of fiber with minimal calories, making it one of the must have fruits in summer.
Besides all the aforementioned benefits, papaya can also help you lose weight. For the unknown, Papaya diet can be followed for weight loss which can show you result in weeks. However, papaya diet is very restrictive, therefore, one must consult medical experts before brining it in use.
Papaya for breakfast:
Papaya diet should ideally start with the first meal of the day. Take a glass of diluted almond milk or oatmeal water, which will give you enough fiber for the day. Take a 30-minute break and eat papaya salad. This is a nutritious and healthy way to start your day. Follow the breakfast routine for both the first and second day.
Drink papaya juice for Lunch
On the first day, eat a whole grain salad with tomatoes, spinach, olives, garlic with salt and lemon. You can include it with rice. After this, take a glass of papaya juice. On the second day, you can eat some cooked vegetables like brinjal with spinach. Later, drink a glass of papaya juice.
Papaya as mid-day snack
Take a medium sized papaya and cut it into two pieces. Take half a papaya and two slices of pineapple and mix them together to make a smooth mixture. Take this smoothie as breakfast. This will keep you full for longer and will prevent you from barking.
Papaya dessert in dinner
Prepare a bowl full of vegetable broth with lemon juice, celery and onion. Take it with a bowl of papaya, which can also serve as a dessert. On the second day, have some light dinner (zucchini),along with a large bowl of cooked papaya.