5 Things That Can Happen to Your Body If You Eat Papaya Once a Week

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Christopher Columbus referred to the papaya as “the fruit of angels,” and it makes sense when we take a look at all the benefits it brings to the human body. Plus, it tastes delicious, which makes it perfect to eat every week to give your body a boost. But remember, don’t change your diet without first consulting your doctor.

1. It lowers cholesterol.

This fruit is rich in fiber which helps to lower high cholesterol. Besides that, its antioxidants and vitamins help prevent heart disease.

2. It reduces inflammation.

The papaya has anti-inflammatory properties. These can be really useful when battling inflamed skin.

3. It boosts immunity.

This fruit also contains vitamins A, C, and E that are nutrients needed for the immune system. It’s great for your body and helps to keep the immune system on track.

4. It delays aging.

A lot of the nutrients in the papaya that we’ve already mentioned can help to delay aging, like vitamins C and E, and antioxidants. They prevent your skin from free radicals, sun damage, and wrinkles.

5. It regulates blood pressure.

Papayas can be good for the blood, even reducing blood pressure. They are also good for healing wounds.

Bonus: How to eat the seeds

Eating papaya every week has its benefits, but you can just eat the fruit’s seeds for the same effect. It helps with worm and parasite elimination, kidney protection, inflammation reduction, fighting bacteria, and more.

How do you enjoy eating your papaya the most? Let us know in the comments!

Please note: This article was updated in November 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.


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I have never tried papayas! :(

In the place where I live they are just too expensive


Love this fruit, and know as I learnt about it's benefits - it feels even better to eat them ?


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