Benefits of Papaya

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Papaya (or pawpaw) has a lot of goodness in it. There are some special things that make it better than other fruits as well.


Here’s a list of the benefits of papaya:

Top Performers

  • high in vitamin C
  • magnesium
  • vitamin A


  • magnesium
  • iron
  • copper
  • manganese
  • potassium
  • essential amino acids
  • riboflavin
  • niacin
  • calcium
  • phosphorus
  • zinc
  • folate

Papaya is very good for you skin. It can help protect skin and reduce signs of aging. It can help you to recover from skin damage and defend against wrinkles.

Antioxidants (Cartenoids & Lycopene)

Antioxidants help to neutralize free radicals. Most importantly with pawpaw, antioxidants are better absorbed from papaya than other fruit and veg. This may help a number of diseases and illnesses.

Here are some great ideas to use papaya in meals and everyday eating.