Deliciously sweet with musky undertones and a soft, butter-like consistency have brought the name for papaya the “fruit of the angels” according to Christopher Columbus.

It is rich in vitamin C, folic acid, potassium, vitamins A, E, K and dietary fibre. It is rich in antioxidants.

Papaya is considered for the following conditions:

• It protects against heart diseases
• It has anti-inflammatory Effects
• It promotes digestive health
• It supports the immune system
• It protects against arthritis
• It promotes lung health
• It is a useful food against prostate cancer

Papaya has very low amount of carbohydrates, approximately 10 g in 100 g edible fruit and you can eat it.

A maximum of 200g papaya is recommended per day