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Indulge Yourself With This Papaya Fruit Quiz

Papaya is a tropical golden-yellow fruit that is full of nutrients. Papaya is commercially cultivated in many parts worldwide. Try out this quiz to test how much you know about this nutritious fruits.
Sameer Shinde Nov 02, 2020
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Papaya leaves are medium to large in size, averaging 50-70 centimeters in diameter and 18-90 centimeters in length.
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Papaya is native to the tropical region of America, mainly from southern Mexico.
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Papaya is a small, sparsely branched tree which scientifically known as Carica Papaya.
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The flavor of the dried seeds of papaya is similar to black peppercorn so papaya seeds can be used as its alternative.
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The papaya fruit tree is a large herb capped by a canopy of dark green, deeply-lobed leaves and helps better cardiovascular health.
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Papaya is rich in vitamin C, providing 87 milligrams or 97% of the DV per one cup (145 grams) of papaya. Vitamin C in this fruit also boosts healthy skin.
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The papaya plants are usually grown from seed and may live up to 20 years or more.
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Papaya is an excellent source of high-quality nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin B9 except for vitamin D.
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Papaya contains anti-inflammatory properties along with a high concentration of Vitamin C. Arthritis gets these nutrients, keeping bones strong.
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The main pollinating agents of the papaya are wind and insects. When female papaya doesn't get pollen, it produces small, inedible fruits.
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Papaya is packed with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. A 100-g serving of uncooked papaya pulp contains 43 kilocalories.
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Green papayas have higher papain, a protein-digesting enzyme. In fact, it can be used as a meat tenderizer.
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In response to the papaya ringspot virus outbreak in Hawaii, in 1998, genetically altered papaya was approved and brought to market.
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Papaya leaves have strong anti-malarial properties. A compound found in papaya leaf is acetogenin, which can help prevent malaria.
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