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One Major Side Effect Of Eating Pawpaw That Ghanaians Must Know

If you are someone who loves sweets or surgery products then you've certainly come across pawpaw. Belonging to the Caricaeae family of plants, pawpaw is a scent elongated plant the grows up to 10M tall.

It is a popular fruit that originated from the united states. Pawpaw is very delicious and also nutritious as well. According to, one small papaya or pawpaw contains 157% and 33% of Vitamin C and A respectively.

The fruits are also low in calories and have antioxidants as well as anti-inflammatory properties. For decades, parts of this plant example the root, seed, and leaves have been used for medicinal purposes.

Another interesting thing about it is that pawpaw can be eaten by people of all ages. Do you know the unripened form of the fruit is used for preparing light soup? Well, if the first scenario is not an interesting fact then I guess this is.

While talking about the goodness of this fruit, it is also worth noting that eating the fruit is not for everybody. That is, people within a certain calibre are advised to stay away from it. Hence, this brings us to the one major side effect of eating pawpaw that you didn't know.

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The Other Side of Pawpaw

Studies and research have shown that papaya can cause adverse problems and one which is of importance is Dermatitis. Dermatitis is an itchy inflammation of the skin. It is a skin disorder that is characterized by rashes, redness, bumps and dryness. The condition is more prevalent in people with a family history of the disorder.

Hence, people who have skin allergies or sensitive skin should talk to their dietitian before going hard on their pawpaw.

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