Health benefits of passion fruit that everyone needs to know!
Passiflora edulis, commonly known as passion fruit is a tropical fruit which was originally from brazil but finding a huge demand in India in the present days. This increasing urge in this fruit is not just because of its taste, but also due to its enormous health benefits. It is rich in nutrients such as Vitamin A, C, Iron, Potassium, antioxidants, fiber and more. It can be consumed as drinks, desserts, used on salads and yoghurts in addition to raw consumption.
According to Nutrition Data, the passion fruit has the below nutrition components.
From the chart, it is evident that this fruit can give you enough vitamins and minerals with a very low value of fat in terms of DV.(per cent Daily Value). One Passion fruit (236g) can give calories which are almost 1/10th of the calories that an average human body requires. The highlight of this nutrition chart is that we know that passion fruit can also offer 98% of the dietary fiber and 118% of Vitamin C, an average human needs for a day.
Passion fruit was known to have a positive effect on intestinal health, cardiovascular benefits, insomnia, weight loss, reducing anxiety, anaemia, blood pressure, blood circulation and eye health. As passion fruit has a low glycemic index (GI) and high fibre content, it is recommended for people with diabetes due to its effect on maintaining insulin levels. In these tough COVID times where immunity is the biggest issue, consuming a passion fruit have a good effect on immunity.