Reunion Island species of passion fruit distinguish mainly by the color of the fruit’s skin: plum or yellow. In comparison with the plum type, richer in aroma, the yellow variety offers a sweeter taste for a lighter flavor. The passion fruit covers 35% of the recommended daily level in vitamin C and also contains high level of vitamin B3, known to fight cholesterol.
Rich in antioxidants, it is effective in preventing cardiovascular disease and some cancers. It is also recommended against hypertension, asthma or knee osteoarthritis.