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Passion Fruit Health Benefits

Passion fruit or granadilla is rich in health benefiting plant nutrients. Passion fruit is native to subtropical wild regions of South America probably originated in Paraguay.

Passion fruit is good invitamin C, providing about 30 mg per 100 g. Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a powerful water soluble anti-oxidant.

 

Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against flu-like infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals. Vitamin C is highly effective to increase immunity.

 

It increases immunity to protect the body from common disease like cold, flu and infections. Passion fruit juice is rich in beta carotene which is responsible for the yellow and purple colour of passion fruits.

 

It is also called pro-vitamin A as it is converted to vitamin A in the liver. Being an antioxidant, it helps prevent cancer, heart disease and high blood pressure.

 

Each cup of passion fruit contains about 25 percent of your recommended daily value of vitamin A, which is crucial for maintaining good vision, healthy skin, cell growth and reproduction.

 

Passion fruit juice is a laxative food which aids bowel action. It is beneficial in digestive problems and for those suffering from constipation.

 

Due to change in lifestyle low eye vision problem is growing day by day. Loss of eye vision is usually due to lack of nutrition in food.

 

But loss of eye vision can be reversed by including healthy food in the diet. Passion fruit is among those healthy foods that prove beneficial for eye.

 

Drink a glass of cold passion fruit juice can help your nerves and relax your mind and make the feelings became calmer. Passion fruit is often used as a remedy for digestive problems and gastric diseases. 

 

This is especially help people with insomnia or those who cannot sleep well. A glass of passion fruit juice before bed can make you sleep well.

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