The tropical papaya fruit is high in vitamins C and A, as well as fiber. Just one large papaya is packed with 235 mg of vitamin C which is 2/3x more than your recommenced daily allowance. Papaya is also an excellent source of vitamin A, potassium and calcium - all of which can help look after skin and eye health. As for its vitamin C and fiber content, well it can help prevent cholesterol build up in your arteries while supporting your digestive and immune health too.

A rich source of: vitamin C, vitamin A, Vitamin e, vitamin K , vitamin B6.

Papaya, flesh only, raw

Energy (kcal) 44
Energy (kJ) 186
Water (g) 87.6
Starch (g) 0
Total sugars (g) 9.5
Glucose (g) 4.8
Galactose (g) 0
Fructose (g) 4.7
Sucrose (g) 0
Maltose (g) 0
Lactose (g) 0
Protein (g) 0.7
Protein (g)/100kcal 1.6
Protein % of calories 6.4
Carbohydrate (g) 9.5
Carbohydrate (g)/100kcal 21.6
Carb % of calories 86.4
Fat (g) 0.6
Fat (g)/100kcal 1.4
Fat % of calories 12.3
Satd FA /100g fd (g) 0.2
Mono FA /100g food (g) 0.2
Poly FA /100g food (g) 0.1
Trans FAs /100g food (g) 0
Sodium (mg) 62
Potassium (mg) 330
Calcium (mg) 43
Magnesium (mg) 23
Phosphorus (mg) 190
Iron (mg) 0.2
Copper (mg) 0
Zinc (mg) 0.4
Chloride (mg) 84
Manganese (mg) 0
Selenium (µg) 24
Iodine (µg) 290
Vitamin D (µg) N
Vitamin E (mg) 0.4
Thiamin (mg) 0
Riboflavin (mg) 0.1
Niacin (mg) 3.7
Tryptophan/60 (mg) 3.4
Niacin equivalent (mg) 7.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.4
Vitamin B12 (µg) 2
Folate (µg) N
Pantothenate (mg) 0.2
Biotin (µg) 2
Vitamin C (mg) 0
Alcohol (g) 0
NSP (g) Non-starch polysaccharide 2.2
AOAC fibre (g) 1.8
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Retinol (µg) N
Carotene (µg) N
Retinol Equivalent (µg) N