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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Papaya What Is It

A papaya is a fragrant orange colored juicy fruit that is not only delicious but very healthy as well. The papaya has been famous for hundred of years and has been nicknamed as "fruit of the angels" by Christopher Columbus. Papaya is a natural source of essential vitamins and minerals required for normal functioning of the body Papaya's can be eaten in raw form, in smoothiees, milkshakes and as a vegetable in many recipes

Latex can be derived from the raw papaya fruit. This latex can be used as a meat tenderizer and also used in the manufacturing of cosmetics, skin and beauty products. The latex has also been used as an ingredient in chewing gums.

Papaya in raw form contains enzymes to help in prep of dietary supplements and chewing gums. Papaya is rich in antioxidants such as carotenes, flaonoids and vitamin C, B and pantothenic acid. It is also good source of fiber, minerals and magnesium.

1 comment:

  1. I have to try on sometimes. I finally tried a Mango about 2 years ago.


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