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10 beauty benefits of papaya

Deliciously tangy-sweet with a host of beauty and health benefits, papaya has a huge fan following, including Christopher Columbus who legend says called it the Fruit of the Angels. It’s a natural source for a whole host of healthy vitamins, nutrients, enzymes, and minerals, including calcium, iron, vitamins A, C, E and K, magnesium, bioflavonoids, and the powerful enzyme papain. Here are some of the beauty benefits of this humble fruit.
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