Passionfruit’s nutritional punch
And here's another juicy tidbit: having such a high level of vitamin C enhances the absorption of the
Rounding out the nutritional profile are minerals such as copper, phosphorous and iron, making passionfruit a one-stop healthful choice.
Passionfruit seeds are loaded with piceatannol and scirpusin B, polyphenolic compounds that have strong antioxidant activity.
The polyphenols found in passion fruit seeds contribute to vasorelaxation, a widening of blood vessels resulting from the relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the blood vessel walls. This widening of blood vessels leads to a decrease in vascular pressure, helping to promote a healthy cardiovascular system.
Scooping both the pulp and seeds is the optimal way to capture all the nutritional goodness passionfruit packs its brightly colored shell.
These tennis-ball size bundles of flavor and nutrition live up to their name.