Papaya is one of the most widely grown crops in the tropical and sub-tropical region. Its taste is deliciously sweet with musky undertones and a soft, butter-like consistency. The fruits usually contain many seeds surrounded by a smooth yellow to orange-red flesh that is good in varieties. This fruit is full of nutrition and it could bring a lot of benefits to human body. It is rich of vitamin C and flavonoids; vitamin B and folate; pantothenic acid; and the minerals, potassium, copper and magnesium; and fibre. These nutrients help in promoting cardiovascular health and also provide protection against colon cancer.