Food and Health

PAPAYA

 

Benefits:
  • An excellent source of vitamin C and potassium.
  • High in folate and beta carotene.
  • An extract is used to tenderize meat.
Drawbacks:
  • Can cause dermatitis in some people.

 

STRAWBERRIES

 

Benefits:
  • An excellent source of vitamin C.
  • Contain folate and potassium.
  • Low in calories and high in fiber.
  • Provide anticancer flavonoids.
Drawbacks:
  • Provoke allergies in many people.
  • Contain oxalic acid, which reduces mineral absorption and may aggravate kidney and bladder stones.