kiwi (or Chinese violently grape) it is one of the most healthy, tasty fruits. It originates in the Chinese province of Shanxi, located in southern China. This exotic fruit is recognized as a national symbol of China.
In the early twenties of the last century, kiwi seeds were brought to New Zealand by missionaries. Kiwi was widespread national fruit to New Zealand around the world and now the kiwi is grown in many parts of Europe and North America. However, the increased production of kiwi comes from California. This fruit is named after the bird race that lives in New Zealand.
The Kiwis are rich in phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals and other beneficial ingredients that maintain and improve human health. 0ften is called the fruit of eternal youth.
Numerous studies have confirmed that this delicious fruit, because of its wealth of healthy and beneficial nutrients, is very good for our health, but also helps in the prevention and treatment of many diseases and other health problems. Therefore, the kiwi is declared “super food”. Other “super foods” are whereabouts and blueberries raspberries, blackberries, plums, broccoli, kale and others.
kiwi is rich in antioxidant polyphenols, and they contain a greater amount than oranges, mandarins or apples.
natural remedy against many diseases
The results of a study conducted by researchers at the “Teikio” Tokyo University have shown that kiwi polyphenols have strong antioxidant activity and destroy free radicals produced in the body, which can lead to cell damage and the development of many diseases. Kiwi prevents the development of diseases caused by oxidative stress and damage caused by diseases such as atherosclerosis, heart failure, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, malignant diseases …
the specific biological activity of kiwi protects the heart and blood vessels, regulates blood pressure and reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis. It also reduces the risk of heart attack or stroke.
Kiwi is soluble fiber (3.8 grams in 100 grams of fruit, which is 10% of the recommended daily dose). Meaning it is an excellent natural laxative. Fiber protects the lining of the intestines, which reduces the time of exposure to toxic substances and linking carcinogens in the colon.
kiwi is rich in vitamin C, A and E, K, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, potassium, magnesium … helps in regulating blood sugar, so it is recommended for people suffering from diabetes.