Passion Fruit Facts | 1 Minute Or Less


Passion Fruit

This delicious fruit has been used for centuries around the world, but do you know the benefits it can provide? It is jam-packed full of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, iron, magnesium, potassium, and fiber. (Sun-Waterhouse, 2011). Being rich in vitamin A, which plays a vital role in bone growth, reproduction and immune system health will provide awesome health benefits and have you feeling your best self (Diet of Life, 2017). At 229 calories per cup its definitely on the higher side, but its ok to sacrifice some calories for something that tastes this good!

Below is a list of the vitamins and minerals you’ll find:

Vitamins
Folates 14 μg
Niacin 1.500 mg
Pyridoxine 0.100 mg
Riboflavin 0.130 mg
Vitamin A 1274 IU
Vitamin C 30 mg
Vitamin E 0.02 μg
Vitamin K 0.7 mg
Electrolytes
Potassium 348 mg

Minerals
Calcium 12 mg
Copper 0.086 mg
Iron 1.60 mg
Magnesium 29 mg
Phosphorus 68 mg
Selenium 0.6 µg
Zinc 0.10 mg 

 

Works Cited

Diet of Life. (2017). Passion Fruit Is Super Healthy – May Help Prevent Cancer, Boost The Immune System, Regulate Blood Pressure,And Much More…. Retrieved from Diet of Life: http://www.dietoflife.com/passion-fruit-is-super-healthy/
Sun-Waterhouse, D. (2011, January 31). The development of fruit-based functional foods targeting the health and wellness market: a review. International Journal of Food Science and Technology.
 

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