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Kiwi Fruits, furry outside and so deliciously sweet inside

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

Kiwi fruit is an edible berry and has a soft texture with a sweet and unique flavour

The first time I saw a kiwi fruit, I thought it’s a potato with fur.” Anonymous

Delicious Kiwi Fruit
Delicious Kiwi Fruit

10 benefits, interesting facts and uses of Kiwi fruit:

  1. Kiwi fruit is a good source of Vitamin C, more than an orange

  2. Eating kiwi fruit each day will lower your risk for blood clots and reduce the amount of fats in your blood

  3. Kiwi fruit contains both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber protects the heart and pancreas, while insoluble fiber reduces the risk of some cancers and constipation

  4. Kiwi fruit is high in copper. Copper is essential mineral, this makes red blood cells and develops a strong immune system, therefore is good for growing children

  5. Kiwifruit has more potassium than a banana. Potassium helps to control blood pressure

  6. Kiwifruit has no saturated fats or cholesterol

  7. People with kidney stones should avoid eating kiwi fruit as it contains oxalates

  8. Kiwifruit is a great source of folic acid, a nutrient that has been shown to prevent against neural tube defects

  9. If you want to ripen kiwi fruit quicker, place them in a paper bag together with an apple, a banana or pear

  10. 100 grams of sliced kiwi fruit has 15 grams of carbohydrates

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