As people age, they become more susceptible to health risks that can lead to life-threatening complications. Some of these risks include cancer and organ problems such as kidney diseases. Therefore, older adults need to be mindful of what they consume in order to mitigate the dangers that come with aging.
In this article, based on a publication on Healthline, we will examine the effects of consuming papaya seeds on older adults. By reading this article, you will gain new insights and knowledge.
What are the effects of consuming papaya seeds on older adults?
1. Protects the kidneys from diseases: Research has demonstrated that consuming papaya seeds along with the fruit can help protect against kidney diseases. According to healthline These seeds contain important nutrients and compounds that promote good kidney health, which is especially important for older adults.
2. Prevents prostate cancer in older men: Regular consumption of papaya seeds may also help prevent prostate cancer, which is a common malignancy that affects older men. Therefore, it is important for older adults to consume papaya seeds when consuming the fruit, but not excessively as this may trigger side effects or risks.
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