Papaya is full of health benefits, besides being excellent in taste.
It contains soluble fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Among vitamins, it contains Vit. A and Vit. C .
It also contains enzymes- Arginine (essential for male fertility) and Carpain (considered good for heart).
What are its benefits?
1.Prevents Constipation: It helps in preventing constipation. Also, it helps in digestion due to presence of protein papain.
2.Strengthens Immune System: It helps boosting the immune system as it contains Vit. A & Vit. C..
3.Lowers Cholesterol: It prevents cholesterol from oxidizing as it contains antioxidants.
4.It reduces inflammation, cleans blood and is also helpful in irregular menstruation.
5.Its seeds help remove intestinal worms.
6. Skin Benefits: It has skin healing properties and provides moisture and protection to the skin.
7.Hair benefits: It keeps hair soft and shiny and also prevent dandruff.
How to store papayas?
The ripe fruit should be stored in fridge covered in plastic bag.