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Passion fruit

Passion fruit contains high amounts of iron which is 20% of daily required value. Along with iron it is an excellent source of Vitamin C. Vitamin C increase the absorption capacity of iron.

 

So it prevents loss of iron and increase the production of blood.

 

Passion fruit contains high amount of fiber which reduces cholesterol level in blood.

 

It increases HDL (good cholesterol) and reduces LDL (bad cholesterol). So it prevents blockage of blood flow towards the heart.

 

Also high amount of antioxidants protect arteries from free radicals.

 

So it proves highly beneficial to the cardiovascular system.

 

It contains a high amount of antioxidants which protect from cancer, ageing and inflammation.

 

It contains a high amount of fiber which is effective to improve digestion. Along with these it beneficial to health and protect from many diseases.

 

Aside from its cancer-protective qualities, vitamin A is also linked to improvements in eye health, including the prevention of macular degeneration, cataracts, and night blindness.

 

Furthermore, if you are concerned about the appearance of your skin, not only is the high antioxidant content of passion fruit helpful in reducing wrinkles, but vitamin A specifically functions to boost the health and richness of the skin, and promotes the proper functioning of membranes throughout the body, including the skin.

 

Since passion fruit is such a rich source of minerals like iron, copper, magnesium, and phosphorus, it is a very important fruit for increasing mineral bone density and bone strength.

 

Some of these minerals are integral parts in creating additional bone matter, strengthening existing bone matter, and speeding up repair.

 

This can be a means of eliminating, preventing, or alleviating the symptoms of osteoporosis and the associated pain and inflammation that occurs when bones deteriorate with age and activity.

 

The flower of passion fruit has a mild sedative and can help to induce sleep.

 

Passion flower has been used in the treatment of nervous and easily excited children, bronchial asthma, insomnia, nervous gastrointestinal disorders and menopausal problems.

 

Passion flower is sometimes used as a mild hallucinogen.

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