Low in calories and a rich source of vitamin C, potassium, and fiber, papaya is a nutrition bargain. The yellow-orange-fleshed Solo is available nationwide, while the pink-fleshed Sunrise may be a bit trickier to find. They both boast the same nutritional profile and are equally delicious.
Scoops of sorbet made with red papaya and a zingy dose of freshly squeezed lime juice pack plenty of antioxidant power in the form of lycopene and vitamin C. Use red-fleshed papayas, such as Sunrise Solo or Maradol. Be sure to ask your grocer which ones will have flesh with a rosy hue since a papaya's skin and shape may not be a good indication of its interior color. Return to Healthy Lycopene Menu;
The powerful ingredients in this smoothie recipe from William Li of the Angiogenesis Foundation's Eat to Defeat Cancer initiative pack a healthy punch, helping to lower your risk of several types of cancer.