Tropical wholesomeness

Discover the benefits of this nutritious tropical fruit

The passion fruit is grown in many tropical countries and is a favourite choice among health-conscious individuals. The seed-filled centre of the fruit is sweet and sour and it’s perfect to be enjoyed by itself or a part of any meal like a salad, smoothie bowl, dessert or even a punch.

Besides being the perfect pair to most food, here are some other amazing facts about the fruit.

  • Passion fruit is considered a type of berry, according to botanists.
  • There are several types of passion fruit, with the most common being the yellow and purple varieties.
  • It’s a good source of vitamin C and A which helps to boost your immune system.
  • A good source of dietary fibre. A whole fruit contains about two grammes of fibre, which  most of it is soluble fibre.
  • Polyphenols can be found in passion fruit which is a form of antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties.

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