Kiwi Fruit is the popular fruit from New Zealand which originated in China as Chinese Gooseberry but is now known worldwide as just Kiwi. They are hairy skinned, sweet and tangy fruit packed with a lot of nutrition, including potassium, vitamins C, K, and E, and B9(folate). It is also filled with fiber and antioxidants, both of which can have great health benefits.
Kiwi can be eaten whole and also be added to cakes, tarts, soups, salads, smoothies and mixed with various fruit juices. Kiwis are grown in various places throughout the world, making it available all year round. Research shows that eating a minimum of three kiwi fruits every day can provide major health benefits.
1. Strengthens the Immune System
Research has proven that diets high in vitamin C can enhance the immune system function and help you stay away from ailments like the common cold and flu. Kiwis come with a wide mix of antioxidants, especially vitamin C. Eating just one cup of kiwi actually gives you more vitamin C then you need, without the fear of overdosing. Kids and old age people benefit a lot from eating kiwis.