If you want to maintain optimal health, then you should for sure lead a healthy lifestyle meaning consuming healthy ingredients, practicing regularly and lowering stress. In this way you will have more energy, prevent various health problems and get rid of the accumulated toxins. The body needs to be cleansed, especially your colon so that it acts accordingly. The body detox will make your organs stronger and thus prevent organ failure.
For that purpose you need to introduce some natural remedies that can strengthen the functioning of the organs and improve overall health. One of those natural remedies is the natural drink that we are about to present below on the text. First, let us focus on the benefits that the included ingredients can offer like papaya and oats.
Health Benefits of Papaya
- Helps digestion
Papaya is a natural healer of constipation and bloating. Plus, its use can alleviate other symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). According to a conducted study, the intake of papaya in the period of 40 days will show a particular improvement in people who suffer from constipation and bloating.
- High in antioxidants
This fruit has in its content antioxidants such as carotenoids that have the ability to neutralize the harmful effects of the free radicals. The presence of free radicals in the body promotes oxidative stress, the main reason for the onset of various diseases.
- Betters heart health
Fruits that are high in lycopene and vitamin C can protect the body from the appearance of a cardiovascular disease. The presence of antioxidants in papaya can protect the health of your heart and boost the protective effects of good-HDL cholesterol
- Anticancer effects
Papaya contains a compound known as lycopene that can lower the risk of cancer. Its use is also beneficial for cancer patients.
- Lowers inflammation
Leading an unhealthy lifestyle stimulates inflammation. According to a conducted research diet that is high in fruits and vegetables can lower the chronic inflammation in the body.
- Protects the skin
Papaya improves the health of the skin which makes it more toned and younger. As per a performed study, the high presence of free radicals results in the appearance of wrinkles, sagging skin and other skin lesions as a result of age. On the other hand, the papaya contains vitamin C and lycopene that protect the skin and can help in the reduction of early aging signs.
Health Benefits of Oats
- High in fiber
This food ingredient has in its content plenty of beta-glucan, which is a type of soluble fiber. It partially dissolves in water and creates a thick, gel-like solution in the gut that elevates the feeling of fullness thus helping in the weight loss process. Additionally, it offers an increased growth of good bacteria in the digestive tract, a decrease of bad-LDL cholesterol levels and blood sugar levels and insulin response.
- Lowers cholesterol levels
High cholesterol is a key risk factor of a heart disease that can have terminal consequences. According to many conducted studies the beta-glucan fiber in oats can help in lowering bad-LDL cholesterol levels.
- Alleviates constipation
The oat bran which is the outer layer of the grain is rich in fiber and can be very beneficial for constipation relief in the older generation. In a performed study involving 30 patients who consumed a daily soup or dessert containing oat bran for 12 weeks in row resulted in alleviated constipation.
- Lowers the risk of asthma in children
According to a conducted study an early introduction of oats can prevent the development of asthma in children.
- Skin protection
Oats are present in many skin care products due to its amazing properties. This grain has been traditionally used for the treatment of itching and irritation in various skin conditions.
- Promotes weight loss
Thanks to the presence of beta glucan it offers the feeling of satiety and its presence can stimulate the release of the peptide YY (PYY), a hormone that is being produced in the intestine as a response of feeding. This hormone contributes to caloric intake and lowers the risk of obesity.
A Recipe of Papaya and Oats Drink
- A quarter of papaya
- Half a cup of oatmeal, gluten-free
- Half a cup of almond milk or water
- A quarter tablespoon of cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon of honey, optional use
Preparation and use:
Take a blender and in it place all of the ingredients and mix till you obtain homogenous texture. If you want to sweeten the drink you can add honey. Consume 1 glass of this drink on an empty stomach every morning.
This drink will enhance the body’s energy levels, better the metabolism, melt down the body fat, and cleanse the colon.