PAPAYA

PAPAYA

DISCOVER THE BENEFITS OF OUR PAPAYA

Papaya is an exotic fruit that measures between 10 to 20 cm. Its shape is oval and is characterized by its color between yellow and orange. It has a delicious flavor because its pulp is sweet and juicy.

Inside has a hole where blacks little seeds are. Papaya has a lot of nutrients as vitamins A, E and C, folic acid, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, sodium and calcium.

This exotic fruit is originally from Central America, especially from Mexico. It mainly grows in tropical climates, for this reason in Colombia the main producers are in Valle del Cauca, Cesar, Meta and Córdoba departments. 

Our papaya mainly comes from Valle del Cauca department. 

Benefits

This fruit has powerful benefits:

  • Reduce hypertension, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

  • Increases the body’s natural defenses.

  • It is an antioxidant against free radicals.

  • Improves skin health. 

  • Helps to improve and treat acne.

  • Prevent asthma thanks to the presence of beta-carotene.

  • Also helps to prevent prostate cancer

  • Improves digestion process, by the papain enzyme.

  • For topical uses papaya helps with wound healing. 

  • Prevent heart diseases.

  • Is a diuretic fruit, because it contains 90 percent of water.

  • Helps to regulate sugar levels in the blood. 

Tips for consumption 

It can be consumed as natural, cooked, in soft drinks, jams or ice creams.

Availability during the year

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