Papaya helps to fight inflammation. Regular consumption of papaya prevents eye blindness in children
Papaya has a powerful antioxidant effects. Free radicals are reactive molecules created during your body's metabolism. Antioxidants, including the carotenoids found in papayas, can neutralize free radicals
Papaya has anticancer properties. Research suggests that the lycopene in papaya can reduce cancer risks.
Papaya may improve digestion. The papain enzyme in papaya can make protein easier to digest.
Papaya being a fruit, can be consumed more often, even every day if you want, but the best option is to always consume all the fruits you find in your area and vary.
People with a latex allergy may also be allergic to papaya because papayas contain enzymes called chitanases. They can cause a cross-reaction between latex and the foods that contain them.
May be harmful for pregnant women. An unripe papaya fruit has high concentration of latex that can cause uterine contractions.
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