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HEALTH BENEFITS OF PASSION FRUIT



Passion fruit is a sweet fruit that is largely made up of seeds. It grows in warm climates all over the world. Passion fruit has so many health benefits which are attributed to its numerous nutrients. Passion fruit contains water, Carbohydrates, Protein, dietary fiber, folates, Vitamins (A, C, E, K, B6, niacin, riboflavin), calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium. Some of the potential health benefits of passion fruit include but are not limited to the following:

1 Reduction of High blood pressure
Potassium is a very important mineral needed for proper growth and functioning of our body, especially the cardiovascular system. Foods that are rich in potassium have been recommended for the reduction of high blood pressure.

2 Anti-cancer benefits
Passion fruit contain anti-oxidants which help in eliminating free radicals. Free radicals are responsible for changing the DNA of normal healthy cells, making them cancerous.
   



3 Eye health
Vitamin A, which is found in passion fruit is very essential for maintaining a healthy eye by preventing macular degeneration, night blindness and cataracts.

4 Helps in Indigestion and helps prevent constipation
Fiber is an essential component of our diet because it softens our stools and aids in bowel movement. Therefore, those who are suffering from constipation can eat fruits rich in fiber such as passion fruit.



5 Beautiful skin
if you want to have a beautiful skin naturally without spending too much on cosmetics, you should eat fruits that contain Vitamin A because it is needed for cell growth. This goes a long way to maintain a healthy skin and prevent premature aging. 
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  1. Good morning Nahbila!

    I've never had passion fruit but I'll definitely be looking for it at the market. Thanks for sharing it's advantages!

    Diane Lynn
    http://www.thegratitudeletters.com/

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