Fitness Minutes: (10,000)
7/17/13 5:39 A
Papayas, like all fruit, should smell like they taste when ripe. The skin should be yellow all over (if it is green, it is not yet ripe). If there are dark blotches on the skin, or if there is mould around the stalk, then it is over-ripe. Do not squeeze a fruit to see if it's ripe - all you will do is bruise the flesh... Hope this helps - and congrats on trying something new!
Currently working and going to grad school. Given my stress level and time constraints (and with my doctor's blessing), I'm not trying to lose a lot of weight, just be healthy and not gain. Once I get my degree I'll pick things up again.
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