Kiwis are large berries that are small in size and big on benefits with being full of flavours. It tastes sweet and tangy with full of nutrients like potassium, vitamin E, folate, vitamin K, and vitamin C. Also, a good source of antioxidants and fibre.
Fun Fact: Kiwi or kiwifruit originated from China by the name Chinese gooseberry.
Below are the benefits of consuming Kiwi on daily basis:
Kiwis are full of vitamin C that helps stimulate the body’s immune response. Just a cup of kiwi provides a high dose of our daily recommended value. The antioxidants help eliminate free radicals to reduce oxidative stress.
The fibre, antioxidants and potassium help maintain blood pressure lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Kiwi is also known to reduce the fat quantity of blood, therefore, reduced the chances of blood clotting.
A good amount of vitamin C with antioxidants help treat people with asthma. As kiwi may reduce wheezing symptoms in many patients, it plays a pivotal role for kids.
Maintains Digestive Health
The fibre content in Kiwi makes it good for digestion along with the presence of a proteolytic enzyme called actinidin that can help break down protein.
Enhances Vision Health
The high levels of antioxidant vitamins and carotenoids i.e. zeaxanthin and lutein found in Kiwi can help prevent eye disease and promote overall ocular health.