The humble Kiwi Fruit is often overlooked when picking up fruit and veg. It is often associated with pavlova as a topping, but here are 4 reasons you should be including this superfood in your weekly diet.
- They help achieve healthy skin. A single kiwifruit contains a range of antioxidants that help improve the health and vitality of your skin. As well as protecting skin from degeneration, the antioxidants also assist to repair any damage that has already occurred.
- They assist with muscle repair. Exercise causes micro-tears in muscle tissues, and the speed in which they are repaired determines whether or not an injury occurs. Zespri SunGold Kiwifruits are a source of potassium, and combined with the high Vitamin C levels, enables your body to digest and absorb the proteins needed to improve the recovery process after exercise, meaning you’re back on your feet quicker!
- They help prevent sickness. Wondering why you’re always getting sick, or why it takes you so long to recover? Often your poor performing immune system is to blame. Vitamin C has been proven to boost the function of the immune system, meaning your body is better equipped to protect itself from illness.
- They relieve bloating. Being a source of fibre and the unique digestive enzyme actinidin, kiwifruits are scientifically proven to be effective when it comes to achieving good digestive health. Just two Zespri SunGold Kiwifruits can relieve bloating, keep your bowel movements regular, and aid the natural digestion process.