Kiwifruit is renowned to be a nutritional powerhouse owing to generous amounts of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins and dietary fibre which are more than any other fruit in the world. Here are the health benefits of kiwifruits:
Powerhouse of Vitamins and Minerals
Essential for great hair, skin and strong immunity, vitamin C should be consumed everyday by us. Zespri Green and SunGold Kiwifruits are extremely high in Vitamin C that help enhance vitality, increase immunity and alleviate sluggishness. Not only do they taste great but are also loaded with minerals such as potassium which help to maintain blood pressure and boost energy.
Packed with Antioxidants
Antioxidants slow down the activity of free radicals that are by-products of a normal metabolism and promote overall wellness. Since Zespri kiwifruits are packed with antioxidant galore, they serve as the healthiest fruit option for people of all ages.
Excellent source of Folate
For women who are trying to conceive or are pregnant, Zespri Kiwifruit is a great addition to your prescribed folic acid supplements. It is also good for growing children.
Zespri kiwifruits are rich in fibre which is a natural aid to digestion. In addition, kiwifruit contains a soluble enzyme called actinidin which helps in the digestion of proteins and relieves the bloated feeling. Kiwifruits are the only fruit containing the actinidin enzyme, making them unique and an absolute must have in your daily fruit basket.
Low Glycemic Index (GI)
Zespri Kiwifruits are characterizes by a low glycemic index (GI) that helps in better management of blood sugar levels. The Zespri SunGold Kiwifruits low GI index has a healthy effect of carbohydrates on sugar levels, making it a healthy option for people even with conditions such as Type I and II Diabetes.