88.8% of papaya contains water. This means that the remaining 11.2% is not water, but solid or semi-solid. Carica papaya contains some amount of carbohydrates, protein, fat, fiber, vitamins A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, folate, Niacin, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, potassium, and zinc.
Benefits of Eating Pawpaw
- It helps in digestion. It is recommended for people with difficult digestion case or stomach disorders. Additionally, people suffering from ulcer, hiatal hernia, and pyrosis
(heartburn) are advised to consume pawpaw because it helps to mitigate these conditions.
- Papaya normally contains 0.14% of fat and this means that it is very less in fat
- It helps to deal with intestinal disorders. It is useful in dealing with any kind of gastroenteritis or colitis, that is inflammation of the stomach; small and large intestines): infectious, ulcerous, or spastic (irritable bowels) are recommended to consume carica papaya.
- It helps to fight intestinal parasites. It deals with tenia (tapeworm) or worms found in the intestines.
- People with skin disorders such as eczema, furunculosis (boils) and acne (pimples) are recommended to take diet with pawpaw.