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Passion Fruit
May 8, 2011, 12:04 pm
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Benefit of Passion fruit:

  1. Passion fruit juice reduces cancer cell growth. Although research is being done about this problem, the phytochemicals in fruit juices are considered to inhibit cancer cell growth.
  2. Phenolic acids and flavonoids present in fruits which should have the function of protecting the heart.
  3. Phenolic profile of the fruit is known for anti-microbial activity.
  4. Passion Fruit is a good source of antioxidants, both water soluble and fat soluble.
  5. Passion fruit is considered good for products that require pasteurization.
  6. This fruit is high in carbohydrates and simple sugars, which enhance athletic performance.
  7. This fruit contains sterols, which help in lowering cholesterol levels.
  8. Passion fruit is a reservoir of vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium.
  9. Seeds of fruit is a vital source of fiber.

Passionfruit (Passiflora edulis), fresh,
Passion Fruit Nutrition Value per 100 g.

  1. Energy 97 Kcal 5%
  2. Carbohydrate 23.38 g 18%
  3. Protein 2.20 g 4%
  4. Total Fat 0.70 g 3%
  5. Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
  6. Dietary fiber 10.40 g 27%

Vitamin

  1. Folates 14 mcg 3%
  2. Niacin 1.500 mg 9%
  3. Pyridoxine 0.100 mg , 8%
  4. Riboflavin 0.130 mg 10%
  5. Thiamin 0.00 mg 0%
  6. Vitamin A 1274 IU 43%
  7. Vitamin C 30 mg 50%
  8. Vitamin E 0.02 mcg <1%
  9. Vitamin K 0.7 mg 0.5%

Electrolyte

  1. Sodium 0 mg 0%
  2. Potassium 348 mg 7%
  3. Mineral
  4. Calcium 12 mg 1.2%
  5. Copper 0.086 mg 9.5%
  6. Iron 1.60 mg 20%
  7. Magnesium 29 mg 7%
  8. Phosphorus 68 mg 10%
  9. Selenium 0.6 mcg 1%
  10. Zinc 0.10 mcg 1%

Phyto-nutrients

  1. ß-carotene 743 mcg –
  2. Crypto-xanthin-ß 41 mcg –
  3. Lycopene 0 mcg
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