Passion fruit is a tropical fruit which grows on warm areas. Some of the healthy benefits of eating passion fruit includes the following;
1. Rich in nuitrients
Passion fruit is rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, C, caterenoids, polyphenols and flavanoids. Passion fruit helps to combat free radicals, inflammation and aiding growth and repair of the body.
2. Protects the heart
Passion fruit is rich in vitamin B6, riboflavin, potassium, magnesium and iron. It's also rich in fiber. The rich pottasium in passion fruit helps to remove excessive cholesterol levels. It also promotes the formation of new red blood cells.
3. Prevents cognitive decline
Due to its high levels of B vitamins, anti-inflamatory properties, antioxidants and polyphenols, passion fruit greatly helps to combat neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
4. Good for pregnancy
If there is a fruit that pregnant women are often encouraged to eat is passion fruit. This is because passion fruit is rich in vitamins, folate and antioxidants. Folate contained in passion fruit helps to prevent birth deformities. While the rich Vitamin A and C helps to prevent infections and bacteria biuld up.
5. Protects the eyes
Passion is rich in vitamin A, lutein and zeaxanthin. It is also rich in betacarotene and phytochemicals. All these nuitrients helps to prevent common occuring eye diseases such as macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma.
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