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What is Papaya?

Papayas, often known as papaws or pawpaws, thrive in tropical areas. They’re a popular fruit because of their sweet taste, brilliant color, and wide range of health advantages. The papaya, which was once considered an exotic and rare fruit, is now available throughout the year. Papayas are fleshy, mushy fruit that may be utilized in a variety of dishes. Papaya (Carica papaya) is a tropical fruit with significant commercial worth due to its great nutritional and health value.

Where it is found?

The cultivation of papaya began in southern Mexico and Costa Rica. Over 95% of papayas in Hawaii are grown on the island of Hawaii, sometimes known as “The Big Island.”

Nutritional information:

Calories: 59

Carbohydrate: 15 grams

Fiber: 3 grams

Protein: 1 gram

Vitamin C: 157% of RDI

Vitamin A: 33% of RDI

Folate (vitamin B9): 14% of RDI

Potassium: 11% of RDI

What are its benefits?

  • Powerful antioxidant effect
  • Anti-cancer properties
  • Improve heart heath
  • Fight inflammation
  • Improve digestion
  • Protects against skin damage
  • Helps heal wounds
  • Eases muscle soreness
  • Control acne
  • Melasma treatment

How to grow it?

  • Remove the seeds from a ripe papaya and wash them.
  • Squeeze the seeds out of the jelly bag that each seed is enclosed in. The seeds will only grow if the bag is removed.
  • Dry them in a shady place
  • Store them in a well-sealed jar until December.
  • In December, sow the seeds. Fill a hole with 5 seeds. Do not fill the holes with compost or manure.
  • Keep the little plants well-watered.
  • When the trees begin to flower, you can determine which ones are female and which are male. As a result, you should always have multiple trees per hole so that you can choose the female trees

How to include it in your diet?

  • Papaya chunks in oatmeal
  • Breakfast cereals
  • Using papaya chunks in a salad with vegetables, tuna, or chicken
  • Healthy snack after lunch