Dried papayaPapaya is a good source of iron and calcium. Works against constipation and helps in the digestive process and assimilation of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. The 40 g. papaya contain 140 calories.
It is rich in vitamin A, C, fiber and minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus. Papaya is also rich in an enzyme called papain and particularly helps digestion, assimilation of proteins and is also used to treat wounds and egkafmaton.
Because it conteins papain it is a natural substitute anti-acid medications and is very helpful to people who need to avoid gluten, because it breaks down the small amounts of gluten intruding in their diet. The papaya exhibits anticancer properties against cancer of the cervix, breast, liver, lung and pancreas. It has rejuvenating properties, and juices of preventing aging.