Rich in nutrients and antioxidants, passion fruit has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Rich in nutrients and antioxidants, passion fruit has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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Compound in passion fruit could be used to treat stomach cancer, Chinese study finds

  • Seeds of the fruit contain piceatannol, which was found to inhibit cell proliferation and boost autophagic activity
  • Study also suggests the compound may be more effective when combined with a targeted cancer drug

Rich in nutrients and antioxidants, passion fruit has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Rich in nutrients and antioxidants, passion fruit has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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