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Papaya >> Papaya

(Carica Papaya L)

The fruit is native from tropical America, its pulp has a variable coloration, ranging from yellow to an intense orange with an aromatic and sweet taste.These pear-shaped fruit generally weigh about 1 pound and have yellow skin when ripe. The flesh is bright orange or pinkish, depending on variety, with small black seeds clustered in the center. The fruit (and leaves) contain papain which helps digestion and is used to tenderize meat. The edible seeds have a spicy flavor somewhat reminiscent of black pepper.

NUTRITION BENEFITS

  • Naturally fat free
  • Naturally Cholesterol free
  • Rich in vitamin A
  • Good source of vitamin C