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Passion Fruit

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Wonderfully sweet and tart, passion fruit is native to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. More than 500 cultivars of passion fruit exist, but only two, purple and yellow, are widely cultivated throughout the world such as in Central America, Africa, Southeast Asia and Australia.

An average-size passion fruit without refuse weighs 18 grams and contains almost 18 calories. A cup of passion fruit weighs 236 grams and contains 229 calories.

Passion fruit belongs to the Passifloraceae family in the genus Passiflora.

Passion fruit is rich in fiber and contain ample amounts of Vitamins A and C as well as several B vitamins. The fruit contains 73 percent water by weight.


Stats for 100 Grams of Pears (Raw)

  • 97 calories

Notable Nutrients

Percentages based on the Reference Daily Intake for a 2,000-calorie diet

  • Fiber: 41.6%
  • Vitamin A: 25.4%
  • Vitamin B2: 7.6%
  • Vitamin B3: 7.5%
  • Vitamin B6: 5%
  • Vitamin C: 50%
  • Iron: 8.9%
  • Magnesium: 7.3%
  • Phosphorus: 6.8%
  • Potassium: 9.9%

Carbs/Protein/Fat

  • Carbohydrates: 86.4%
  • Protein: 7.6%
  • Fat: 6%

Food Type

  • Acid fruit

Sources


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