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Health benefits and fun facts about the kiwi fruit

Kiwi is a favorite of mine and despite the size of this tiny fruit, kiwi is loaded with vitamins and has many health benefits. Kiwi fruit is a native of China, this fruit was introduced to New Zealand, after many years, made its way to the USA.

The name of the kiwi fruit before it changes was called the Chinese gooseberry.  But how can a diet in kiwi fruit benefit us in live a more healthy lifestyle?

Vitamin Content

Kiwi fruit contains an abundance of vitamins which includes

Vitamin A, the High source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Vitamin K,  Copper, Potassium, Iron, and Magnesium.

Health benefits

Here are  some  health benefits  of the kiwi fruit

1.Helps to promote good digestion.

2.Helps to fight cancer.

3.Aids in heart health.

4.Has antioxidants that fight free radical.

5.Helps to manage blood pressure.

6.Aids in boosting the immune system.

7.Is good for diabetics.

8.Promotes eye health.

9.Aids in weight loss.

1o.Supports bone health.

11.Is good for asthmatic patients.

12.Is said to help reduce stress.

Fun facts about the Kiwi Fruit

1.Kiwi fruit is named after the kiwi bird, the national bird of New Zealand.

2.Kiwi fruits the first name was the Chinese gooseberry.

3.Kiwi fruits are said to be berries.

4.Kiwi has brown fuzzy skin.

5.kiwi contains 2 times Vitamin C than orange.

6.Over 1 million Kiwi fruit is produced each year.

7. Kiwi is a native of China.

Final word

Kiwi does not only have a unique history but the fruit itself is very beneficial and can help us in so many ways. So the next time you go to the supermarket remember to pick up some of these fruits and enjoy all the benefits they have to offer.

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2 comments

  1. Dave says:

    Hi Norman, love your post, very informative, I didn’t realize that kiwi’s were such a good source of vitamins. Keep up the good work.

    Dave

  2. Andrei says:

    I love kiwis! I knew that they help out with the blood pressure, but I never knew that they also help with the eye health. Thanks for the post. I am a little concerned about my eye health and from now on, I will make sure to eat some Kiwis from time to time!

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