-The bright orange color is due to β-carotene, and its strong antioxidant effect helps prevent a wide range of lifestyle-related diseases such as immunity enhancement, cancer prevention, anti-aging, and arteriosclerosis.
・ Sweet pulp is rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, potassium, calcium, iron and folic acid. These increase as they ripen.
・ Immature papaya (blue papaya) is especially rich in papain enzymes that promote metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins.
It can also be expected to have effects such as digestion promoting action and fat burning action.
Main nutrients / functional ingredients: β-carotene, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, folic acid, iron, dietary fiber, papain enzyme
Storage period and storage method
・ Refrigerate ・ ・ ・ Storage period: Approximately 1 week after ripening
If the skin is green and hard to touch, let it ripen for a few days at room temperature.
If the entire skin turns orange and is elastic to the touch, it is a sign that it is ready to eat.
Put the ready-to-eat food in a bag or airtight container so that it will not dry, and store it in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator.
Since it is a fruit that is not good at low temperatures, do not store it in the refrigerator for a long time, but eat it as soon as it is ripe.
・ Freezing ・ ・ ・ Storage period: Approximately 1 month
Peel and freeze in a cut state.
When eating, it is recommended to eat it like sherbet or use it for smoothies.
・ Papaya, which is rich in enzymes, vitamins and minerals, seems to be used as a natural pack by applying it as it is in a blender.