KIWI FRUIT- its time to get impressed by its bright interior

‘Big things come in small packages’ is true with this exotic fruit. Being packed with powerful medicinal properties, this fruit with its fuzzy brown exterior and bright green interior can go a long way in improving one’s health and also in decorating a salad plate. One of this versatile, delicious fruit is enough to take care of the Vitamin C supplement that your body requires. Read on to find out the amazing benefits of this fruit which will leave your mouth watering as it has a dash of the taste of banana, pineapple and strawberry all put together.

How to choose this fuzzy angel:

To join the kiwi team, look for those fruits which are light green in color all over, plump to touch and have a nice smell of the citrus fruits. Do not go for the ones which have discoloration and wrinkled skin.

What a kiwi can do to your skin and hair- some amazing health facts:

  • Being rich in Vitamin C,E , antioxidants and dietary fibers a kiwi can go a long way in eliminating toxins and waste from your body, thus rejuvenating your skin
and making it glow. Vitamin E helps the skin to remain moisturized and well conditioned while Vitamin C which is responsible in the production of collagen is helps in keeping the skin firm, supple and young.
  • Kiwi fruit, loaded with omega-3 fatty acids helps in preventing a number of skin diseases. It also helps in hydrating the hair.
  • The antioxidants present in this fruit helps in delaying the signs of ageing.
  • Applying mashed kiwis on the skin fights acne and pimples.
  • The zinc, phosphorous, magnesium and iron present in this fruit helps in blood circulation which stimulates hair growth.
  • Also Kiwi is packed with copper which aids in maintaining hair’s natural color and prevents premature graying.

Kiwi fruit helps pregnant women:

Kiwi fruit is rich in folic acid and dietary fibers .While folic acid ensures that there are no birth defects in the baby, the dietary fibers reduces the risk of hemorrhoids and constipation during pregnancy.  Also vitamin B6 helps in the development of the fetus.

Kiwi boosts your mood:

This super fruit contains serotonin, a hormone that is responsible for boosting your mood and staying alert. Next time when you feel dull, go for a kiwi and the rest will be taken care of. 30 mg magnesium present in this fruit also gives a hand in boosting your mood.

Kiwi takes care of your eyes:

The plant chemicals(lutein and zeaxanthin),vitamin C, vitamin E, present in this fruit
helps in preventing many eye diseases and promotes general eye health.

Three cheers to this wonder fruit:

This wonder fruit provides a great deal of health benefits apart from the ones mentioned above.  They can keep your heart safe, fight diabetes as they are fat free, prevents asthma,
promotes weight loss and can give a tough fight against cancer.

Snack smart with kiwis and enjoy its magical taste:

Kiwi can be consumed just like an apple with its skin or it can be made into a smoothie, juice or shakes. It can be blended with other citrus fruits to enhance its taste. You can add it to decorate your salad plate or slice it over your cup of yogurt.

Come on health lovers! What is stopping you to add this super fruit in your grocery list?