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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Watermelon With Utilization

Watermelon originated from tropical and subtropical regions of Africa. Grows wild on the roadside, the desert shrub, sea shore, or planted in the garden and yard as a fruit crop. Watermelon can be found from the lowlands to 1,000 m above sea level. This season creeping herb grows on the ground or climbs by tendrils or tool pembelit. Stems soft, sided and hair, length 1.5 to 5 m. Shoots growing from axillary, branched 2-3. Leaves alternate location, stemmed, leaf blade width and hairy, share menjari, with a pointed tip, length 3-25 cm,  the width  from 1.5 to 15 cm, edge wavy, sometimes irregularly toothed, lower surface hairy meeting on bones. Flowers uniseksual, out of the axillary, single, usually more male flowers, wide bell-shaped, yellow, blooms in the morning. Fruit spherical to elongated round, varies with length of 20-30 cm, diameter 15-20 cm, with a starting weight of 4 kg to 20 kg. Skin thick and fleshy fruit, smooth, color variety, such as dark green, slightly yellow and white, or light green and white striped. Fruit flesh color is red, pink (pink), orange (orange), yellow, even white.  Seed shape elongate, compressed, the color black, white, yellow, or reddish brown. There also are without seeds (seedless).  Seed that has been  processed  is called  watermelon seeds. How to make, collect seeds, then dry in the sun and roasted. Once cool, soak it in salt water all day, then dry in the sun back in the hot sun. Watermelon than eaten as fresh fruit can also be drunk as juice. Watermelon is not to be eaten with palm sugar because it can form toxic, especially very disturbing to someone who is weak digestion. These toxins can cause cramps and diarrhea  to death. Propagation by seed.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Papaya fruit and nutrition

Papaya is a tropical plant that grows best in warmer climates. It can be grown successfully in warm,
Papaya became well distributed due to the abundance of the seeds and the fact that it can withstand cool, dry conditions for about 3 years. It grows well in tropical regions due to the heavy rainfall and fertile soil.
Papaya can be easily grown in home yard gardens. It can also be a profitable enterprise
Papaya can also be sliced and dried. Green papaya is sometimes cooked and eaten like squash. Papaya enzymes has also been noted to be useful as an anti-inflammatory and can also help to alleviate edemas. In low dosages papain enzyme is an excellent digestive aid and people who suffer with a dyspeptic disorder are normally prescribed papain
Papaya was first described by the Spanish chronicler Oviedo in 1526 from the Caribbean coast of Panama and Colombia. Soon after it was grown throughout the tropics, its distribution being aided by the abundance of its seeds. Papaya seedlings should begin flowering in five to six months, at which time they can be thinned to a single female or bisexual plant at each site. In the absence of bisexual plants, one male plant is needed for every eight to ten females
Papaya is high in: vitamins C, A, K, E, plus magnesium, folate, beta carotene, and lutein, and more
Papaya may therefore be a healthy fruit choice for preventing such illnesses as recurrent ear infections, colds and flu
Papaya is also a great product for skin care and hair care. It helps in controlling acne and dandruff and has conditioning properties. Papayas can work from the inside out or the outside in. When eaten, they cleanse and soothe the digestive tract, calming indigestion and gas and restoring balance to your intestinal bacteria.

Papaya nutrient content values ​​per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 163 kJ (39 kcal)
Carbohydrates 9.81 g
Sugars 5.90 g
1.8 g dietary fiber
Fat 0.14 g
Protein 0.61 g
Vitamin A equiv. 55 mg (6%)
- Beta-carotene 276 mg (3%)
Thiamine (Vit. B1) 12:04 mg (3%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.05 mg (3%)
Niacin (Vit. B3) 0.338 mg (2%)
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg (8%)
Vitamin C 61.8 mg (103%)
Calcium 24 mg (2%)
Iron 0.10 mg (1%)
Magnesium 10 mg (3%)
Phosphorus 5 mg (1%)
Potassium 257 mg (5%)
Sodium 3 mg (0%)