Day 275 of 365 Things To Do in Panama
Day 275 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Partake of Papaya!
Papayas grow in tropical climates and are considered one of the healthiest fruits. The vibrant color and sweet taste along with the wide variety of health benefits make them a popular fruit. Possible benefits include reduced risk of diabetes, cancer, heart disease - aiding in digestion, lowering blood pressure and improved wound healing among other things. Papaya is considered one of the healthiest fruits containing a range of vitamins, proteins and iron.
It is a large berry and when it is ripe it feels soft and the skin has an amber to orange color. It can be eaten in a variety of ways.
The black seeds of the papaya are edible and have a sharp, spicy taste.They are sometimes ground and used as a substitute for black pepper.
It is a great any time of day!