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Passion Fruits

What are Passion fruits?

Passion fruit is a healthy tropical fruit that is growing in popularity, particularly among health-conscious individuals. Despite its small size, it’s packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and plant chemicals that may help you stay healthy. The fruit of the Passiflora vine, a type of passionflower, is called passion fruit. It has a rough, seed-filled rind on the outside and a juicy, seed-filled inside.

Where it is found?

Passion fruit, or Passiflora edulis, is a vine species of passion flower that is endemic to southern Brazil, Paraguay, and northern Argentina. Its sweet, seedy fruit is commercially grown in tropical and subtropical countries.

Nutritional information:

Calories: 17

Fiber: 2 grams

Vitamin C: 9% of the daily value (DV)

Vitamin A: 8% of DV

Iron: 2% of DV

Potassium: 2% of DV

What are its benefits?

  • Rich in Antioxidants
  • Good source of dietary fiber
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Help your kidney, muscles, nerves and heart rhythm
  • Lower risks for diabetes, heart disease
  • Low glycaemic index
  • Improve insulin sensitivity
  • Boost immune system
  • Reduce anxiety

How to grow it?

  • Choose your seeds
  • Prepare your seeds
  • Germinate your seeds
  • Water your seeds
  • Wait until the seed sprouts
  • Re-pot your seedling
  • Prepare your soil
  • Plant your vine
  • Care for your plant
  • Harvest your fruit

How to include it in your diet?

  • To eat passion fruit raw, cut it in half and use a spoon to remove the pulp from the rind
  • People can eat both the seeds and pulp
  • Uses in fruit Jam
  • Uses for juice
  • To flavor plain kombucha
  • Topping for Coconut Panna Cotta