Passion fruit also considered as a type of berry, is a highly nutritious tropical fruit grown all over the world that has gained popularity especially among those who are health conscious.
Despite its small size, It has a tough outer rind and juicy, seed-filled center and most commonly available in purple and yellow varieties.
A single purple passion fruit of about 18 grams contains: Calories: 17, Fiber: 2 grams, Vitamin C: 9% of the RDI, Vitamin A: 8% of the RDI, Iron: 2% of the RDI, Potassium: 2% of the RDI.
The nutrition profile of passion fruit means it has some great health benefits: It’s a Rich Source of Antioxidants, It’s a Good Source of Dietary Fiber, Helps Reduce Inflammation among other benefits
Passion fruit can be consumed in many different ways by slicing or ripping open the rind to expose the colorful, juicy flesh and seeds, the seeds are edible, so can be eaten together with the colorful flesh and juice, the white film separating the rind from the flesh is also edible, but most people don’t eat it since it’s very bitter.
Passion fruits are also popularly used as drinks, desserts, on salads, and in yogurts.
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