24 Health Benefits of Papaya For Baby (No.8 is Best)

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In south east asia, many people do not plant a papaya, ecause it can grow it self. For you who stay in village. This fact is not suprissing anymore them. Papaya was used by the ancestors for health. The fruit contains calcium, enzymes, fiber, folate, minerals, lutein, potassium, and vitamins. Vitamn A, C, B complex, E, and vitamin K are the vitamin which contains in papaya.  But not only the fruit, all of the part of papaya has a benefits.

The most populer from papaya is the benefits for our defecation. Because after consume the fruit, it will launched the process of defecation. But actually papaya have others such as having antioxidants, good for beauty especially for diet, and for pregnant women.

Because all of that reason above, papaya was used by Indonesian for many benefits, especially for a child. Papaya can already be consumed be infants over 7 months. So what are the benefits of papaya fruit for infants?

  1. Accelerate Process Of Digestion;

Enzyme papain that contains in papaya can help the baby to Accelerate Process Of Digestion. Enzyme papain can break down proteins into arginine. This enzyme also can break food to a variety of amino acids or proteins. This process of break down is to make the nutrition be absorbed by the body easier.

  1. Cancer Prevention

Basically, there are cancer cells in the huan body. So for our babies better take prevention to keep them far away from cancer since child. Inflammatory enzymes that contains in papaya can prevents cancer.

  1. Eliminate Baby’s Fat

Cue baby is the big one. But some parents do not realize that the cute contains high fat. So to keep baby in healthy. Consume papaya is very good to balance high infant appetite. Because papaya contains fiber and also papaya is low calorie.

  1. Good For Skin

Vitamin that contains in papaya is good for infant’s skin. Vitamin A, B1, B2, C, and E can keep infant’s skin keep healthy. By all of the vitamins, papaya can moisturize the skin. Not only body skin but also scalp. The skin will smooth and soft. Because papaya contains high water. This is good for parens who wants their son be a model or artist next.

  1. Healthy Digestion

Fiber that contains in papaya is very good for healthy digestion. The fiber can give us a smooth defecate. There is no wory about stomach and what ever inside if baby consume papaya in routine time.

  1. Infant Growth;

Papaya is very good for babies. The calcium that contains in papaya can help the baby for better infant growth.
But not only the calcium can help infant for better growth Vitamin K that contains in it also. Because Vitamin K is the best nutrition for bone. Infant will growth higher than other child which is not consume papaya. For the last benefits of papaya for growth is papaya can prevent baby from bone disease. Remember parants, preventionbetter than curing.

  1. Keeping Fetal Growth

The infant health is start from in the womb.  Mothers consume papaya is good for baby to prevent from dangerous bacteria for pregnant women intestine. If the bacteria growth it will direct impact for the baby. That is the first benefits about keeping fetal development.
Second, why consume papaya is good fetal development. Protein that contains in papaya is keeping mother in healthand the fetal growth.

  1. Strengthen The Immune System;

The baby in health express with smile and crying if sick. They can not tell what is something wrong if they are sick. So better takes prevention to keep the infants immune system keep healthy. So, consume papaya with Vitamin C and A contains in it can can strengthen the immune system.

  1. Prevents Asthma;

Parents read this carefully. If you as a mother and father of your baby has asthma. You must be vigilant. Because your baby has a big possibility to has it to. In medicalnewstoday.com said that asthma is descent disease. This fact can be taken from three until five cas that happended in the world.

For parents, to make us more confident about this important information. The Centers of Disease Control di United States of America also said if one of the parents have asthma. The baby has big possibility to get te same case. There is three until six times possibility bigger than others who does not.

So, just after read this, make a routine time for your baby to consume papaya. Because papaya can prevents us from asthma. Beta carotene that contains in papaya will preventing the risk of growth the asthma.

  1. Prevents Constipation;

When read this information at the first time, there is a big laugh. A baby can fell constipation. Actually this weird but it is true.  Vitamin C and A that contains in papaya is a good nutriton to prevent baby from constipation. Because if baby difficult to defecate. It is a big problem parents.

  1. Prevents Heart Disease

Today heart disease is the most powerfull killer. Because there are 1,8 million heart disease case in Indonesia in one year. So better takes prevention step.
Potassium that contains in papaya in good for heart healthy. Soon, parents but the fresh papaya for your babies.

  1. Prevents Infection

This case is rare. But parents still have to concern to keep on their eyes. Some child have some case, they fell and injured. This can happened due to lack of parental attention.

The infant can not concern to their wound. If parents can not keep attention for it. The wound will be worst. For infection prevention, baby must used to consume since baby. Attention for father who smoke, not only the smoke that hazardous but the ember of smoke also dangerous for baby.

There is twelve benefit to baby we can got from the fruit of papaya. So for next, we will talk about benefits of papaya leaf.

  1. Increase Appetite;

The babies does not want to eat is a classic problem for parents. There are a lot of creation and inovation parents done for get the babies eat. For this time parents do not worry anymore. Papaya leaf can be use to fix all the problem.
How to use it?

  • Take a fresh papaya leaf about palm sized;
  • Warm some water and add a litle salt;
    Better use water for one drink. The salt use as we need.
  • After the water warm, add the papaya leaf on it;
  • Mix both of it;
    The water of salt and the papaya leaf.
  • Drink the water.
    Give baby the water. Drinks it slowly
  1. Keep Degastion Health;

Above we have talk about benefits fruit of papaya that good for healthy degastion. Papaya leaf actually has a same benefits.

Karpain compound that contains in papaya leaf has ability to kill microorganisms in baby stomach. So this compund will help baby for keep degastion healthy. Adults degastion also can keep healthy with papaya leaf.

Parents, now all uf us know some of the benefits of papaya and the leaf. How it can  can helps us for better health. How it can maintain the infant healthy. Remove parents doubts to buy papaya and make it be a mandatory foods for your family especially for the babies. (Read : Benefits of Papaya Seeds)


All the benefits can be reason to make papaya a spesial dish. But eventhough has a lot of benefits above, papaya is not a good one for the first fruit. It is not recommended. Better consumed fruit that can more easily digested.