Papaya, also called papaw or pawpaw, is a tropical fruit. It has a soft and smooth orangish texture, juicy, rich in nutrient, aroma, sweet and delicious. It is mainly consumed for its orange, sweet and juicy pulp. It is low in calories and a highly digestive fruit.
Papaya is a rich ingredient. Aside eaten by itself, together with other ingredient it can also be made in to dishes. You can also sprinkle papaya with fresh lime juice and enjoy as it is. It can also be made into different type of salad.
Papaya is a fruit with high nutrition and low calories, it is rich in papain, folate, vitamins A, C, E, K, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and other minerals. It is also rich in fiber, carotene and lycopene.
Help to maintain healthy digestive system.
High fiber and low calories are also beneficial for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Carotene and zeaxanthin effectively filter out harmful blue light rays and reduce the risk of aged-related macular degeneration.
Rich in antioxidants, help to boost immune system
Reduces chronic inflammation, and may also reduce the risk of cancer.
Papain can also help to relief muscle pain.
Oxytocin hormones helps to regulate the production of breast milk.
Improves heart health, and may reduce risk of heart disease.