PASSION FRUIT – TOP TROPICAL FRUIT IN VIETNAM
Passion fruit is a type of tropical fruit with a fresh, sweet yet slightly tart taste. With a small size, passion fruit has a rich source of antioxidants and contains a range of vitamins and plant compounds that could benefit your health.
WHAT IS PASSION FRUIT
There are two types of passion fruit. Purple passion fruit and yellow passion fruit.. The dark purple passion fruit is perhaps the most common and preferred for fresh consumption.
Outside: Small round or oval-shaped fruits with purple skin.It has a tough outer rind and juicy, seed-filled center.
Passion fruit features round to oval shape, 4 to 8 centimeters in diameter, have a tough outer shell (rind) as that of in mangosteen. Average weight is about 35-50 g.
Inside, the fruit consists of membranous sacs containing light orange color, thick juice with numerous small, hard, dark-brown or black, pitted seeds.
What does passion fruit taste like?
Passion fruit is a type of berry which is sweet-sour, highly aromatic and seedy.
Nutrition of Passion Fruit
A single purple passion fruit of about 18 grams contains (1):
- 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
Health benefits of Passion Fruit
Passion fruit is a rich source of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and fiber. 100 g fruit contains about 97 calories.
- Good for diabetics
Passion fruit has a low glycemic index (GI) and high fibre content (10.4%). This makes it a great fruit to maintain insulin levels for diabetics.
- Younger looking skin
We all know that antioxidants are good for our skin. Passion fruit has many types of antioxidants in it like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, riboflavin and carotene. These antioxidants reduce the production of free radicals in our body.
- Enhances immunity
Step up your immunity with the jelly, juice or squash of passion fruit. Passion fruit is highly rich in Vitamin C, beta-cryptoxanthin and alpha-carotene that boosts your immunity.
- Keeps your heart healthy
The rich content of riboflavin (Vitamin B6) and niacin (Vitamin B3) in passion fruit helps in regulating the thyroid activity in our body. It also prevents hardening of the arterial walls of the heart (atherosclerosis), keeping your heart functions running smoothly.
Passion fruit is a nutritious tropical fruit with a good and exact source of vitamins A and C.
Song Toan Phat Fruit company offers a wide range of passion fruit such as: fresh passion fruit, frozen pasion.