57 Calories per 100g

Papaya Nectar: Complete Mineral Profile

Papaya Nectar: Considered a good source of minerals?

Papaya nectar is a popular juice made from the tropical fruit papaya. While it may be a tasty way to enjoy this delicious food, it is not necessarily a good source of minerals. Papayas are known for their high vitamin C content and other antioxidants, but they do not contain very many essential minerals. The most prominent micronutrients included in papaya nectar would likely be potassium, magnesium, and calcium — all at relatively low levels compared to other fruits and vegetables. Additionally, much of the mineral content may be lost during the processing of the papaya into juice, especially if preservatives or flavors have been added.

Papaya nectar can still provide some beneficial vitamins such as A, E, riboflavin and folic acid, and can offer a sweet treat that is low in cholesterol, sodium and fat. However, due to its low mineral content, it should not be consumed as a regular part of your diet and should always be balanced with other sources of nutrients like whole fruits and veggies.