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Papaya, scientifically known as Carica papaya, is a tropical fruit tree native to the American tropics but now grown in various tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The papaya tree is characterized by its large, palm-like leaves and single-stemmed trunk. The fruit of the papaya tree is oval or pear-shaped, with a thin, greenish-yellow skin that turns yellow or orange when ripe. The inner flesh is soft, juicy, and orange or pinkish in color, with a sweet and slightly musky flavor. Papaya is a highly nutritious fruit, rich in vitamins A, C, and E, as well as folate, potassium, and dietary fiber. It contains enzymes like papain, which aid in digestion and have been used in traditional medicine for their potential anti-inflammatory and digestive benefits. Papaya is versatile in culinary use and is eaten fresh, added to fruit salads, blended into smoothies, and used in various desserts.
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