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Kiwi Fruit - An Exotic Delicious Fruit and a Powerhouse for Antioxidants Vitamins and Minerals

Kiwi Fruit is one of the exotic fruits like Dragon Fruit, though it is a national/native fruit of China, it is largely grown in Italy followed with countries like China, South Africa, Chile, New Zealand, Japan, India etc. Kiwi fruit is very delicious and has a pleasant sour taste and is a powerhouse for Antioxidants, Vitamins and Minerals. Kiwi Fruit is a rich source of Vitamin C and dietary fiber. Besides this fruit also has good amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folic Acid, Vitamin E, Potassium and Minerals  This fruit can be also used for making delicious fruit salad and exotic fruit mock-tails. This fruit has a sweet, sour and tangy taste and pulpy texture. There are various health benefits associated with Kiwi Fruit. Kiwi fruit has proven to be effective for repairing damaged cells and is also effective in increasing platelet count in patients suffering from dengue. Following are the health benefits by adding Kiwi fruit in your diet.


1) Kiwi fruit is a powerhouse of Antioxidants that help in protecting cell DNA from oxidation damage caused by free radicals. Kiwi fruit eliminates free radicals from our body and thus help in preventing cancer.

2) Kiwi fruit is a great source of Vitamin C and also known to be an excellent immunity booster . Kiwi fruit protects our body from various bacteria, pathogens and viruses.

3) Kiwi fruit is also known to be effective in promoting and inducing good sleep. It has flavonoids such as catechin, quercetin, naringenin etc which is beneficial for treating sleep disorders and inhibiting factors that affects sleep.

4) Kiwi Fruit is rich in dietary fiber. It improves the digestion process and also helps in maintaining healthy digestive system and colon health. It contains "actinidain" an enzyme that helps in digestion and absorption of protein in our body. Besides, it also binds toxins in the intestinal tract and eliminates them from our body.

5) Kiwi Fruit is a good source of Vitamin A and phytochemicals (zeaxanthin and lutein) which helps in promoting good vision and protects eyes from macular generation, cataracts and other eye sicknesses.

6) Kiwi Fruit is known to be effective in fighting against cardio vascular diseases and helps in maintaining cardiac heath. It also has