PAPAYA- The “papa” of all fruits!!
Papaya is one of the only fruits which is ubiquitously available in the markets. Its availability for 365 days is the reason for its numerous health benefits!
It is a composition of almost 88% water, 11% carbohydrates, and negligible fat and protein. It consists of various Vitamins, Phyto-nutrients and proteins like vitamins A,C and K, folate, magnesium, potassium, fiber with copper and pantothenic acid. It also serves as an anti-oxidant agent!
It posses various health benefits which goes:
Papaya has beta-carotene present in it, due to which it helps in preventing Asthma, which is one of the most deadly diseases.
BEATS OFF CANCER
Due to the presence of anti-oxidant, beta-carotene, phyto-nutrients and flavonoids, it helps in warding off cancer. The researchers have also found out that it is good in curbing the formation of prostate and colon cancer in the body.
Papaya is very essential for developing the bone strength in the body. Deficiency of vitamin k leads to the declining of the bone strength which can be revived with the help of the papaya’s consumption.
Despite being sweet in taste, but low in glycemic index and sugar content, it helps in regulating diabetes.
Tired of a sick stomach due to poor digestion? Just intake papaya and enjoy the carefree, non-sick tummy, filling it with extras!
Since papaya consists of high content of fiber, potassium and minerals hence help in aiding the cardiovascular diseases.
LOW ON CHOLESTEROL
Due to its composition including fiber and enzymes, it helps in maintaining a low cholesterol level in the body!
TRIGGERS WEIGHT LOSS
Papaya’s consumption makes the tummy appear full and thus, it avoids the food cravings at regular intervals.
Being rich in vitamin C, it helps in boosting the immunity of the body, making it fit and capable of fighting against the harmful diseases.
MENSTRUAL CRAMPS- NO MORE!
It helps in providing an aid to the painful menstrual cramps and thus, provides a lot of relief by its consumption!