Web Desk: Papayas are low-calorie fruits which have many healthy benefits to offer. It has antibacterial properties and promotes poor digestion and can be consumed everywhere. It is a good source of antioxidant carotenoids such as beta-carotene that helps protect eyesight.
Here are some side effects of consuming Papayas.
Harmful for pregnant women
Pregnant women are advised to avoid papaya because the seeds, roots and infusion of leaves can harm the foetus. An unripe papaya fruit has high concentration of latex that can cause uterine contractions. Papaya can damage body’s membrane.
Papaya contains high amount of fibre content that leads to constipation. Excessive consumption can further upset stomach. The fruit’s skin contains latex that can irritate the stomach and cause pain and discomfort. It causes diarrhea and leave you dehydrated.
May not go well with medications
Papaya may interact with blood thinning medications, which can lead to easy bleeding and bruising.
Significantly down blood sugar
Papaya could lower blood sugar levels, therefore, it is dangerous for diabetics.
The papain in the fruit or pollen from the flowers can lead to certain allergies. It can cause swelling, dizziness, headache, rashes and itching.
Cause respiratory disorders
The enzyme papain present in papaya to be a potential allergen. It can cause respiratory disorders like asthma, congestion and wheezing.