Passionfruit is a vine species of passion flower that is native to southern Brazil through Paraguay and northern Argentina. The fruit produced is entirely fleshy. The outside color of the berry ranges from dark-purple with fine white specks to light yellow. Passion fruit is widely grown in tropical and semitropical regions of the world. Raw passion fruit is 73% water, 22% carbohydrates, 2% protein and 0.7% fat (table). In a 100 gram amount, fresh passion fruit contains 36% of the Daily Value (DV) of vitamin C, 42% dietary fiber, B vitamins riboflavin (11% DV) and niacin (10% DV), 12% iron and 10% phosphorus (right table).
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