There are several benefits for those who eat this sweet and soft fruit. This variety was developed in Brazil and has a round shape, with about 20cm in width and weighing approximately 400 gr.
In all versions, papaya offers very interesting functional benefits to its lovers. The fruit is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium, iron and potassium. Besides the enzymes and substances that are abundant in the fruit, such as lycopene.
With so many essential ingredients, it is not rare that papaya is mentioned in scientific research in association with the prevention of chronic diseases. Papaya is known for protecting the heart, eyes and the proper functioning of the digestive and immune systems.
Papaya nutritional values
When talking about the benefits of papaya to human health, it is important to mention some components that notoriously can be found in it: Carpaine, Papain and Vitamin C. The last is essential to the proper functioning of the organism for it is present in several metabolic processes, helping the immune system and the recovery of collagen in the tissues. Papaya has 100% of the Vitamin C concentration for a regular diet.
Capaine and Papain are a powerful combination for the proper functioning of the body. Both help better digest foods, improving the digestive system. Carpaine is associated with a better cardiovascular system and, thus, helps prevent heart diseases.
Golden Papaya has the ideal characteristics for those who wish to take advantage of the benefits of this fruit. This variety has a perfect size to have its pulp eaten with a spoon. With a touch of lime, the flavor is even better. It is also possible to use Golden Papaya as an ingredient in several delicious recipes.
- Remove seeds and peel the papaya;
- Blend the pulp of the papaya until smooth;
- Mix the pulp of the papaya and the vanilla ice cream until smooth;
- Pour into serving glass;
- Finish with a dash of Crème de Cassis Liqueur.