Papayas are rich in Vitamin C and beta-carotene and a great boost to eye health. Many studies have also shown that if you eat more plant-based foods, like papaya, your risk of a number of diseases will reduce.

(We have a papaya smoothie recipe at the end of the post.)

Megan Ware RDN LD, writing at MedicalNewsToday, reports …

Papaya is also great for your hair because it contains vitamin A, a nutrient required for sebum production that keeps hair moisturized. Vitamin A is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair.

Adequate intake of vitamin C, which papaya can provide, is needed for the building and maintenance of collagen, which provides structure to skin and hair.


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