kiwifruit: Don’t forget kiwifruits if you’re looking for the healthiest fruits to make your day!
As we all know, kiwifruit is rich in antioxidants, various vitamins, and minerals that strengthen our immune system.
Kiwi also removes toxins from the body and protects DNA for a long time from oxidative damage (damage caused by free radicals).
Under the rough skin of this fruit, there is a delicious substance which you can’t stop eating.
Kiwi has the highest amount of vitamin C among the fruits, which is essential for the beauty and freshness of the skin.
The fruit is ovoid, about the size of a large egg (5-8 cm long and 4.5-5.5 cm wide) with a brown skin.
Originally, it was a native plant in southern China.
Then, at the beginning of the twentieth century, it was taken to New Zealand, where it was commercially cultivated.
The plant is named after a beautiful bird species that was a national bird in New Zealand and was given to the fruit in the 1960s.
Kiwi is a very rich source of vitamin C, and its vitamin C content is higher than that of oranges.
Vitamin C in kiwifruit is 2 times higher than oranges, 6 times more than lemons, and 8 times
more than apples. Its black seeds also contain vitamin D.
Kiwi also contains vitamin A, vitamins B1, B3, B2, and other B vitamins.
Kiwi is a very low-calorie fruit.
There are 47 calories in 100 grams of kiwi, and in terms of calories, kiwi, apricots and tangerines are the same.
Kiwi has more potassium amounts than bananas. In fact, kiwifruit has a high level of magnesium
that reduces the risk of some cancers and heart disease. Kiwi also contains copper, iron, and phosphorus.
Kiwi is a fruit that is high in nutrients and low in calories,
So it can be considered
a very beneficial fruit for the human body.
More than four million and 270 thousand
tons of kiwi are
produced annually in the world.
With an annual production of 2.39 million tons, China is the largest producer of this product.
Italy with 523 thousand tons and New Zealand with 434 thousand tons are the second and third largest producers of kiwi, respectively.
Iran is the fourth largest kiwifruit producer in the world with an annual production of 294,000 tons.
As mentioned before, both green and golden kiwis have antifungal and antibacterial properties.
The most antibacterial property is in the kiwi seeds. They have many nutrients that are essential for health and body.
Kiwi is the fruit that is highly
recommended to consume at least 2 times a week.