Papaya is among those few fruits that are available throughout the year and can be easily purchased from any market. It’s not only sweet in taste but is also beneficial for many health problems.
1) Papaya is used from centuries to treat digestive problems, and in this era of junk foods the worth of Papaya has increased more. It contains enzyme ‘papain’ and dietary fiber which are very helpful for our digestion system.
2) It is also rich in antioxidants and vitamin C which makes our immune system stronger and removes free radicals from our body. It gives us 200% of our daily required Vitamin C protecting us from many diseases.
3) Antioxidants also help in preventing cholesterol build up in arteries which are the main cause of cardiovascular problems.
4) Papaya is also rich in Vitamin A, beta-carotene, zeaxanthin, lutein and cyptoxanthin which make our eyes healthy.