Cut fruit in half, use a teaspoon, scoop out the pulp & enjoy with icecream
Passionfruit are a great source of dietary fibre.
Passionfruit grow on climbing vines that sprout tendrils that cling to any support.
Passionfruit vines generally live only 5-7 years.
Great in a fruit salad - adds a crunch to the texture
Botanically, passionfruit are a berry.
Japanese scientist say a compound called piceatannol, found in large quantities in passionfruit seeds, promotes the collagen synthesis that's crucial for healthy skin.
Earlier this year, piceatannol was also lauded for its potential to promote weight loss by interfering with fat-cell development.
Passionfruit is a very good source of Vitamin C, useful source of vitamin A & niacin with riboflavin.
An excellent source of dietary fibre low in sodium & no fat.
Use it to pour over icecream or seasonal fruit.
Serving size: 2 passionfruit - 36g
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.18||0.5|
|- saturated (g)||0||0|
|- sugars (g)||2.7||7.4|
|Vitamin C (mg)||7.2||20|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research