10 Proven Health Benefits of Papaya

9 – Papaya and human papillomavirus

Papaya is a rich source of the nutrients lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin and vitamin C.

According to a study, an increased intake of these nutrients lowers rates of infection by HPV, the cervical cancer virus.[4] Women who consumed at least one papaya or more per week had lower risk of contracting the HPV infection than those who didn’t.

Papaya and human papillomavirus

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