The homegrown superfruit
With loads of cold-busting vitamin C, one of the widest nutrient ranges of any fruit, not to mention amazing benefits for your skin and immune system, we think Ruby Rise Red Papaya easily earn their ‘superfruit’ status. What’s more they hold some pretty unique benefits for your general health and well being.
Red papayas contain some of the highest vitamin C levels found in any fruit. In fact, a single serve of red papaya provides more than double your daily vitamin C needs.
Along with vitamin C, red papayas include antioxidants such as carotenes, flavonoids, the B group of vitamins, folate and pantothenic acid. These essential elements are both crucial for healthy body function and help prevent illness.
Nutrient-rich but low in kilojoules and fat means that red papayas provide filling yet guilt-free snacking.
Red papayas are a good source of both soluble and insoluble fibre, essential for healthy digestion.
Skin Protective Nutrients
Red papaya contains a rich bundle of skin-protective nutrients, helping give the skin a beautiful glow.
With a moderate glycaemic index, red papayas are fantastic for providing sustained energy throughout your day.
|Energy||213kJ (51Cal)||2%||142kJ (34Cal)|
|Dietary fibre, total||3.5g||12%||2.3g|
|Vitamin A||228 Eq µg||30%||152µg|
Source: NUTTAB 2010 Food standards Australia New Zealand, FoodID: 06D10406
*Percentage daily intakes are based on the average adult diet of 8700kJ. Your daily intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.
**The RDI used to calculate the %DI is the RDI for adults (200 µg), whereas for women, at least one month before pregnancy and three months during pregnancy the recommended intake for folate is
400 µg per day
***Carotenoids are defined as beta-carotene, cryptoxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin
Glycaemic Index is 59