The Fruit of the Angels-Papaya

 

 

 

Papaya is a deliciously sweet fruit which has numerous nutritional benefits. It is very low in calories and also contains no cholesterol. Excellent for those who want to lose weight, consider eating papaya every day to maximize its health benefits.

 

Also a beauty food, papaya is low in fructose and is excellent for digestion! The antioxidant nutrients found in it, including Vitamins C and E and beta-carotene, are great at reducing inflammation and acne. Moreover, Vitamin C may also protect your skin against sun damage. Once considered quite exotic, they can now be found in markets throughout the year and if you have tree at home you can enjoy its benefits year long. The fruit, as well as the other parts of the papaya tree, contain papain, an enzyme that helps digest proteins. This enzyme is especially concentrated in the fruit when it is unripe.


Health Benefits

Papayas are a rich source of nutrients like carotenes, vitamin C and flavonoids; e B vitamin, folate and pantothenic acid; and rich in minerals like potassium, copper, and magnesium; and fiber. To categorize the health benefits without going into depth, the health benefits of papaya include:

·        It’s an antioxidant

·        Protection against Heart Disease

·        Promotes digestive health

·        Anti-Inflammatory

·        Supports the Immune system

·        Protection against Macular degeneration

·        Protects  against Rheumatoid arthritis

·        Protects against colon cancer

 

276.00 grams of Papaya contains 119 Calories

Nutrient Values


Vitamin C 224.1%
Folate        25.5%
Fiber         18.7%
Vitamin A 14.5%
Magnesium 14.4%
Potassium    14.3%
Copper        13.3%
Pantothenic Acid 
10.6%


 
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