Papaya

Dried papaya is rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Vitamin A, E, C, K and B-carotene
  • Flavonoids antioxidants
  • Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, zinc, copper and manganese
  • B-Complex vitamins
  • Vegetable fiber
  • Papain

Health Benefits

  • Its strong antioxidant action
  • It boosts the immune system
  • It helps digestion and fights constipation
  • It lowers cholesterol levels
  • It boosts heart health
  • It protects from intestinal infections

Nutrition Analysis

Nutrition analysis reveals that one micro portion (40gr) of dried papaya in chunks (2 chunks) without the addition of sugar contains 100 calories, 2 gr. of protein, 26 gr. of carbohydrates (of which 16 gr. is sugar), 0 gr. of fat and 5gr. of vegetable fiber.

Correspondingly, 1 micro portion of dried papaya with added sugar contains 140 calories, 0 gr. of protein, 35 gr. of carbohydrate (of which 23 gr. is sugar), 0 gr. of fat and 1 gr. of vegetable fiber.

How to eat

You can consume dried kiwi papaya, as a snack during the day, with other dried fruit or/and seeds in order to increase its nutritional value, or by adding it in yogurt, homemade cereal bars and pastries (cake, cookies etc.).