Nutritional Facts of Papaya Puree for Babies, Calories in Papaya Puree for Babies

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90 calories for 1 1/2 cup of Papaya Puree for Babies, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 20.2g, Protein 1.7g, Fat 0.3g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Papaya Puree for Babies

Papaya Puree for Babies has a large number of valuable nutrients. It improves digestion, and nourishes your baby with vitamin A, so make sure you introduce your little one to Papaya Purée at the right age, to develop an early liking for it. 

When preparing this easy Papaya Puree for Babies, make sure you blend the papaya well till you get a smooth, lump-free purée. 

To get this right, use a fully-ripened and soft papaya. Begin with a small quantity like 1 tbsp of Papaya Puree for Babies and gradually increase it to ½ cup.

10 Key Notes for Papaya Puree for Babies

  1. Papaya is a very healthy fruit filled with vitamin A, fiber, vitamin C and folic acid. This helps support vision, building immunity and improving digestion of infants. 
  2. Babies over 6 months can be served papaya puree to overcome constipation.
  3. The best time to introduce it for the first time is daytime, when your baby is fresh and hungry. 
  4. Begin with a small quantity like 1 tbsp of Papaya Puree for babies and gradually increase it to ½ cup.
  5. Always check for any allergies when introducing it for the first time. Check with your pediatrician if required. 
  6. Feed your baby Papaya Puree for babies only in an upright position to prevent choking. 
  7. Be patient while feeding. Do not force your baby to eat. If s(he) has shown aversion to Papaya Puree or any other food first time, wait for a week before re-introducing it. 
  8. Sterilize all the bowls and spoons very well before using for feeding.
  9. Try and avoid adding sugar to Papaya Puree for babies. Firstly papaya is a sweet tropical fruit. Secondly, introducing sugar in most meals at such an early age isn’t a good habit. Remember the habit formed during infancy stays for lifelong. 
  10. Begin with a single fruit like Papaya Puree for babies and slowly after 2 weeks try various fruit puree combos like Banana and Papaya Puree for Babies and Papaya and Mango Puree for Babies


Value per 1/2 cup% Daily Values
Energy45 cal2%
Protein0.8 g1%
Carbohydrates10.1 g3%
Fiber1.1 g4%
Fat0.1 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A932.4 mcg19%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.3 mg27%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C79.8 mg200%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)85.3 mcg43%
Calcium23.8 mg4%
Iron0.7 mg3%
Magnesium15.4 mg4%
Phosphorus18.2 mg3%
Sodium8.4 mg0%
Potassium96.6 mg2%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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