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The more you know, a kiwi can also be known as a Chinese Gooseberry. Single kiwi fruit can supply the body with more than its days’ worth of Vitamin C. Though not a staple on American tables. It should be. The humble kiwi is a whole-body nutritional supplement that benefits the eyes, stomach, colon, heart, and blood veins.
Caloric Ratios: 87% Carbs, 7% Fats, 6% Protein
Estimated Glycemic Load: 4
Vitamin Benefits: High in Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, and Folate.
Mineral Benefits: High in Potassium and Copper.
Grown year-round in different parts of the world, the lowly kiwi can deliver benefits to asthma sufferers with the high levels of Vitamin C, aid digestion with the fiber, boost your immune system, help manage blood pressure, reduce blood clotting, and protect against vision loss. In addition, kiwis have a high concentration of zeaxanthin and lutein, which help fight against macular degeneration. Furthermore, because oxidation of DNA can lead to colon cancer, fruits like the kiwi high in antioxidants are vital foods to fight cancers.