1 fruit= 17 calories
The passion fruit is an egg-shaped tropical fruit that can also be found under the name purple granadilla. The passion fruit is known for it’s raisin-like appearance, wrinkled purple-brown skin closing it’s flesh covered seeds. The technical name, purple granadilla, literally means little purple pomegranate. The primary health benefits of passion fruit come from it’s fiber, vitamin C and vitamin A content. The vitamin A and flavonoids in passion fruit help to protect the lungs and oral cavities from cancer. The high fiber content cleanses the body of cholesterol and acts as a colon cleaning laxative.