Nutritive Values of Passion Fruit (Passiflora Species) Seeds and Its Role in Human Health

  title={Nutritive Values of Passion Fruit (Passiflora Species) Seeds and Its Role in Human Health},
  author={Shiamala Devi Ramaiya and Japar Sidik Bujang and Muta Harah Zakaria},
  journal={Journal of Agriculture Food and Development},
This study focused on proximate composition and mineral content of edible seeds of three Passiflora species; P. edulis (Purple), P. quadrangularis and P. maliformis. The moisture content ranged 9.18±0.34% in P. edulis (Purple) to 11.09±0.40% in P. quadrangularis, and the ash content was higher in P. quadrangularis (2.35±0.13%). Among the Passiflora seeds, P. edulis (Purple) possessed higher protein, 12.71±0.10% and total dietary fiber, 43.76±0.64% with 7274% major fiber fraction of insoluble… 

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