Papaya is mainly found in tropical regions: Africa, Latin America and Asia. In Native America, the nickname of papaya is “Guarani” which means who looks like a breast full of milk. By itself, papaya covers a lot of health benefits.
Due to its high content of vitamin C, it is considered as one of the best antioxidants. Papaya contains 64% of vitamin C. It helps to fight against the formation of toxic substances which accelerate the aging of our body. Its vitamin C can boost the immune system which would increase our natural defenses. Papaya is also recommended for people affected by stress, fatigue and winter illnesses (flu, cold, angina…). Rich in vitamin A, papaya is one of the strongest fruit content of carotenoids. Carotenoids are orange and yellow pigments found in fruits and vegetables such as carrot, melon, pumpkin, apricot, yellow peach and papaya. Carotenoids fight against blindness, help to keep a nice even skin tone and elasticity of our skin. [Read more…]