Ki wi is a fruit originating from China, and the real name is actually Actinidia. It has a pale green pulp and tastes somewhat like strawberries.
As mentioned by many specialists, it seems ki wi is consumed in large quantities during winter and is especially appreciated not only for its fine flavor, but also for the benefits.
Every time you eat one of these small fruits, your body has a high intake of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Ki wi is invigorating your immune system and is also a powerful antioxidant with high efficacy against the effects of aging.
Ki wi fruits contain:
– Vitamin C – one medium size fruit can provide the daily requirement of an adult;
– Lutein – a substance prized for its role in reducing the risk of cancer, heart disease and prevention of cataracts;
– All types of fiber – protect you against heart disease, diabetes and cancer;
– Copper – a mineral with a important role in the child-rearing period, as it helps strengthen bones, brain development and formation of the immune system;
– Potassium – helps the functioning of the heart and blood pressure regulation (a kiwi fruit contains more potassium than a banana);
– May contain vitamins E, A and B complex vitamins, and other minerals: calcium, magnesium, iron, selenium, zinc.
– Unlike other sources of vitamin E, kiwi fruits are low in fat and very low on calories , containing only 45-55 calories.
Did you know …
… kiwi fruit should be kept cool in a plastic bag, never with other fruits or vegetables?
… kiwi fruit should be eaten immediately after they have been peeled or cut in half and many of us eat them with a spoon?