Papaya contains a chemical called papain, whichis commonly used as a meat tenderizer. Papain breaks down proteins,carbohydrates, and fats. Papaya also contains a chemical called carpain.Carpain seems to be able to kill certain parasites, and it might affect thecentral nervous system.Papaya also seems to have antibacterial, antifungal,anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and immune-stimulating effects.Advantages
- Might prevent gallbladder and colorectal cancers
- Reduces stomach and intestine problems.