Health benefits of kiwifruit

Health benefits of kiwifruit

The kiwi – shortened from its full name, the kiwifruit – is actually a large berry that grows on a species of woody vine in the genus Actinidia. Kiwis have been famously cultivated in New Zealand, but this bold berry actually originated in eastern China, and it is also called Chinese gooseberry.

Typically grows in the shape of an oval and is roughly around the size of a typical chicken egg, Kiwis are high in Vitamin C and dietary fiber and provide a variety of health benefits. This tart fruit can support heart health, digestive health, and immunity. The kiwi is a healthy choice of fruit and is rich with vitamins and antioxidants. Its tart flavor, pleasing texture, and low-calorie count make it a delicious and healthy option for snacking, sides, or a unique dessert. 

It should be noted that kiwis are not the same species as kiwiberry. Even though they belong to the same plant family, Actinidia, kiwiberries are small and have edible, grape-like skin.

Kiwis are exceptionally high in vitamin C, a nutrient that helps protect your cells from oxidative damage and plays many other important roles in the body. Top health benefits of Kiwis includes that it may alleviate symptoms of asthma, because vitamin C and other antioxidant nutrients it supplies appears to help alleviate some of the symptoms of asthma. Kiwis may aid digestion since the fruit is rich in fiber and supports digestive regularly. Studies suggest that Kiwis may support the immune system and potentially reduce the incidence and severity of colds and flu-like symptoms in susceptible groups such as older people and children.

Although eating kiwis or consuming kiwi powders regularly is beneficial for health and does not pose any risks for most people, it is worth noting that kiwis are allergenic, moreover if someone is prescribed blood pressure medication or anti-coagulants, consuming kiwi fruit regularly in his or her diet may enhance medical effects.

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