Reblogged this and sent the link to http://bigdave1583.wordpress.com/; who expressed a need to lose some weight– he has a great smile 🙂
I have now committed myself to studying full-time at papayaleaves.wordpress.com as I have a need to upgrade my knowledge of papaya leaf health benefits; fresh, crushed, and tea leaves (which I now sun dry at home 😉
It has been my experience to learn over a two year period, access to papaya products, home grown or produced from food gardens, in warm to hot climate regions, or store bought should be of growing interest around the world. I would be amiss if I did not mention, second but equal appreciation I have for sweet potato (camote in the Philippines) tea. The best link I have for camote tea is http://www.studymode.com/essays/Benefits-Of-Camote-Tops-Tea-1503339.html I grow camote for the leaves not the sweet potatoes which is reported to also contributing to weight control and a good food for diabetics. Read! It is all online.
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According to a study in Spain, the tannins and saponins in papaya leaf tea inhibit our pancreatic lipases. Lipases are fat-digesting enzymes. Inhibiting lipases can contribute to weight loss, as discussed in the research below.
Natural inhibitors of Pancreatic Lipase as new players in obesity treatment
Authors: de la Garza AL, Milagro FI, Boque N, Campion J, Martinez JA
Ana Laura de la Garza, Fermín I.Milagro, Noemí Boque, Javier Campión, J.Alfredo Martínez
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Physiology and Toxicology, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
A number of studies have revealed various health benefits of plant polyphenols and their importance in foods, beverages and natural medicine. In this context, polyphenols have some potential efficacy for preventing obesity. They inhibit enzymes related to fat metabolism including PL, lipoprotein lipase, and glycerophosphate dehydrogenase . Polyphenol extracts are able to decrease the blood levels of glucose, triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, increase…
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