Health benefits of passion fruit

Health benefits of passion fruit

Passion fruit is a member of the Passiflora and grows on a climbing-plant. The passion fruit is round to oval shape, yellow at maturity, with a soft to firm, juicy interior filled with numerous seeds. The fruit is both eaten and juiced. Passion fruit juice is often added to other fruit juices to enhance aroma.

 

Health benefits of passion fruit
Weight loss: Passion fruit has low amounts of calories, sodium and fat while being high in fiber content increasing satiety and expelling toxins.

Blood Pressure: The potassium in passion fruit has antispasmodic and vasodilator properties that relax blood vessel tension, promote increased blood flow, and maintain the proper fluid balance of the body's cells. Potassium also regulates the sodium level, preventing heart attacks and strokes.

Relieves Insomnia, Anxiety and Stress: Passion fruit leaves have medicinal alkaloid compounds, including Harman, which works as a sedative, providing a soporific effect on the human nervous system, helping people with insomnia, nervous anxiety, fear, stress, and worry.

Eye Vision: Passion fruit contains a high amount of antioxidant Vitamin A, C and flavonoids, which protect eyes tissues and cells from free radical damage.

Improves Blood Production: Passion fruit contains high amounts of Iron, and Vitamin C which enables iron absorption and increases the production of blood.

Strengthens Immunity: Vitamin C (about 30 mg per 100 g), carotene, and cryptoxanthin are highly effective to increase immunity to protect from common disease like cold, flu and infections. Vitamin C stimulates the activity of white blood cells and the rest of the immune defense system.

Cardiovascular Health: Passion fruit contains high amount fiber which increases HDL (good cholesterol) and reduce LDL (bad cholesterol) and antioxidants protect arteries from free radicals.

Improves Hemoglobin Levels: Passion Fruit contains abundant iron that boosts hemoglobin levels increasing oxygen supply via the blood to all cells in the body.

Bone Health: Passion fruit is a rich source of minerals such as iron, copper, magnesium and phosphorus, which repair and increase bone mineral density and bone strength, and eliminate, prevent or alleviate the symptoms of osteoporosis and diseases. inflammation of the bones

Anti Cancer: Passion fruit has water and fat-soluble antioxidants, and phytochemicals ) present in passion fruit, are accountable for its anti-cancer properties

 

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