This incredible food grows in tropical climates and is as delicious as it looks. The orange fruit with the small black seeds might resemble a melon, but it is far more healthy than it’s green relative. Papayas are a great source of antioxidants and can help prevent Asthma, bone diseases and prostate cancer.
But that’s not all! Ancient healers used papayas to heal open wounds, and prevent infection on burned skin victims and kids suffering from scrapes and bruises. Today, science has embraced the food, as there are a variety of ointments that contain vitamins from papayas. In short, next time you feel a craving for something sweet and healthy, grab a papaya. It’s delicious, and guilt free with only 120 calories!