Pawpaw

 

Pawpaw contains potassium, a nutrient good for keeping your nerves communicating with your brain and your body, keeping your mood good.

What nutrients in papaya boosts mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Fibre
  • Potassium
  • Beta-carotene (antioxidant)
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge
  • Freezer

Top Tip: You can slow down the ripening process by popping your pawpaws in the fridge.

Prep
  • Slice
  • Grill
  • Barbeque
  • Blend

Top Tip: Fresh pawpaw can be a tasty addition to your breakfast. Just slice it to top your favourite whole grain breakfast cereal.

When Are They In Season?

Pawpaws are in season all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One cup diced papaya (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

Pawpaw extracts are used in paw paw cream/ointment for nappy rash, minor burns, cuts and grazes for its antibacterial properties.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for one cup diced pawpaw raw (150g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One cup diced papaya (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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