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Health Benefits of Papaya

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1.Like other yellow-orange fruits and vegetables,Papaya also contains a good amount of antioxidants including Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Vitamin A.Papaya contains the digestive enzyme papain which prevents constipation and also helps in natural digestion process.

These nutrients
A. Helps to prevent the oxidation of cholesterol and protects from heart-attacks.
B.Boosts up the immune system.
C.Alleviates inflammation.The papain enzyme in papaya reduces the severity of asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
D.Helps in treating cold,flu,ear infections and nausea.
E.Vitamin C in papaya helps to reduce the levels of bad or LDL cholesterol and increases the levels of good or HDL cholesterol.
F.Papaya also helps in preventing diabetic heart disease.
G.It prevents colon cancer and keeps the colon cells healthy.It also protects the heart from diseases and the body from developing various forms of cancer.
H.Revitalize the human body and maintain energy and vitality.
I.Prevents the cataract formation.

2.Papaya, a good source of fiber helps to lower the high cholesterol levels.

3.Papaya contains antioxidant nutrients such as carotenes, vitamin C,flavonoids,the B vitamins, folate& pantothenic acid and minerals like potassium and magnesium, fibre etc.These nutrients encourages the healthy functioning of the cardiovascular system in our body. The anti-oxidants in papaya also helps in controlling the premature ageing.

4.Papaya being a rich source of vitamins,consumed regularly,gives shining skin and glowing face.
5.Papaya can be used for menstrual disorders.
6.Eating papaya helps to clean the stomach.

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