Surprising Benefits of the Humble Passion Fruit
Who Would've Thought...
What’s amazing about Passion Fruit? Its ability to provide healthy benefits and essential nutrients needed to support the different systems and functions of the body. It is a mysterious fruit in some countries (not Oz though as it’s very common here) that is full of surprises that serves as health and medicinal purposes. It has the ability to prevent cancer development, it is good for digestion, it can boost immune health, it is capable of lowering high blood pressure, it serves as fluid balance regulator in the body, it is good for the bones, the eyesight and even skin health. Other health benefits include reduces premature ageing, lessens inflammation, acts as natural mood enhancer and helps improve sleep to persons experiencing insomnia.
Passion fruits can be yellow or dark purple in colour and there are 500 varieties of passion fruit around the world and it is famous for its incredible benefits and wonders to the body.
Rich in Vitamins
It contains vitamins A and C, it is also rich in antioxidants, fibre, phenols, flavonoids, iron and protein. Phenolic and flavonoids are important to help prevent/fight cancer.
Boosts Immune System
For a healthier body and strong immune system, passion fruit just might be the answer. This fruit has been used since the ancient times and is proven true in boosting the immune health. It is rich in vitamin C, carotene and cryptoxanthin. It protects the body from all forms of cancers and infections even viruses and bacterias around us.
Skin and Eye Health
Passion fruit can prevent night blindness, cataracts and other eye problems. It is also good for the skin and can help reduce signs of ageing like wrinkles. Eating passion fruit can keep your skin hydrated and looking healthy! A must have every after meal and so delicious!
It’s no secret why passion fruit is called a “wonder fruit”, it can simply improve blood circulation which is good for the heart. Daily consumption of passion fruit can boost your red blood cell and can give off a free flow of oxygenated blood in the body.
Good for Digestion
If you are looking to improve your digestion and keep it in tip-top shape, include passion fruit in your diet and you can never go wrong. It is a great source of fibre and offers the human body the daily fibre requirement needed. This is also helpful in normalising the bowel movement.
Sleep Enhancer and Mood Booster
Are you having trouble sleeping? Are you always moody? Irritable? Tired? The medicinal alkaloids in a passion fruit has a positive effect on our sleep. It serves as a sedative that has a calming and soothing effect to the body. Passion fruit is a natural mood enhancer and is highly recommended to people who are experiencing depression.
There are no known side effects when eating passion fruit. It can cure the body naturally and its exotic taste and juicy pulp is enough to leave wonders to your taste buds.
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