Kiwi, because of its brilliant green color and exotic taste has more relevance in its health benefits.
Since kiwi can’t be seen like other fruits, one of the hosts on ”Today on STV”, Winfrey Okolo stated the health benefits of Kiwi on the show.
Kiwi has over the years been discovered to help to help in the area of digestion with Enzymes, This is so because raw kiwi contains actinidain, a protein-dissolving enzyme that can help digest a meal much like the papain in papaya or bromelain in pineapple.
Kiwi also helps manage blood pressure; its high level of potassium helps keep our electrolytes in balance by counteracting the effects of sodium.
Kiwi also Protects from DNA Damage as a study by Collins, Horska and Hotten showed that the unique combination of antioxidants in kiwi helps protect the cell DNA from oxidative damage. Some experts suggest this can help prevent cancer.
Kiwi is also boosts immunity in the body because, with its high vitamin C content along with other antioxidant, it compounds has been proven to boost the immune system.
Kiwis are a great source of fiber as it prevents constipation and other intestinal problems, and helps clean out Toxins.
Kiwi helps fight heart disease. In this case, eating 2 to 3 kiwis a day has been shown to reduce the potential of blood clotting by 18 percent and reduce triglycerides by 15 percent.
Many individuals take aspirin to reduce blood clotting, but this causes many side effects including inflammation and intestinal bleeding. Kiwi fruit has the same anti-clotting benefits with no side effects, just additional health benefits.
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