Paw-Paw (PAPAYA) is a very common fruit in Nigeria, it can be found in all regions and they grow really fast. Papaya contains important antioxidants, do you know that it gives you one-half of the vitamin C needed by your body every day.
We believe you know the importance of vitamin c to your body. Vitamin C plays a very important role in keeping your cells healthy and your immune system strong, and it helps your body absorb some essential minerals, such as iron and calcium.
Some of the easy to know health benefits of pawpaw entails better digestion, toothache relief, regulates menstruation, improves your immunity, helps in weight loss, it is great for skin care and also gives you a better heart health. It is also a widely spread medical knowledge that paw paw has the properties to prevent cancer. Now do you know why we are telling you about this wonderful fruit? It is highly nutritive and has medicinal value.
Do you know that pawpaw was once called the “fruit of angels” by Christopher Columbus?
No doubt papaya is a natural source of vitamins and minerals that are essential for the normal functioning of your body.
All part of the pawpaw can be used; pawpaw has a high economic value. The latex gotten from raw papaya fruit can be used to tenderize meat, but we will be dwelling on the health benefits of paw paw.
Pawpaw in its raw form contains a lot of enzymes, which are used in the preparation of dietary supplements and chewing gums.
Pawpaw is also rich in antioxidant nutrients such as carotenes, flavonoids, and vitamin C, as well as vitamin B (folate and pantothenic acid). The fruit is also a good source of fibre and minerals such as magnesium. All these nutrients help improve cardiovascular health and protect against colon cancer.
Health Benefits of PAWPAW
As stated above there are a lot of benefits of pawpaw, but we would be listing some of the health benefits of pawpaw. They include:
- Pawpaw helps in digestion
- It promotes weight loss
- It regulates menstruation
- It prevents infections
- It provides relief from a toothache
- It has anticancer properties
- It helps in skin care
- It improves heart health
- Pawpaw reduces the symptoms of acne and burns
- It has anti-inflammatory effects
- Pawpaw is good for macular degeneration
- It helps in treats constipation
- It helps prevent arthritis
- It improves immunity
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