10 REASONS TO EAT “KIWI”
1.They Help Manage Blood Pressure
Kiwi’s high level of potassium helps keep our electrolytes in balance by counteracting the effects of sodium. Blend one up in your protein shake mate!
2. Prevents Damage to your DNA
The unique combination of antioxidants in Kiwi fruit helps protect the cell DNA from oxidative damage. Some experts even conclude this could help prevent cancer. The kiwi is our friend, to the end…
3. Can Spawn Weight loss
Kiwi’s are low fiber with a glycemic index and high content means it won’t create a strong insulin rush like other fruit with high sugar contents — so the body will not respond by storing fat
4. They make your body more Alkaline
Kiwi is in the ‘most alkaline’ category for fruits, meaning it has a rich supply of minerals to replace the excess of acidic foods most individuals consume. A few of the benefits of a properly acid/alkaline balanced body are youthful look, deeper sleep, abundant physical energy, fewer colds, less arthritis, and reduced osteoporosis.
5. Glowing Skin
Kiwis are a good source of vitamin E, an antioxidant known to protect skin from degeneration leaving them clear and giving you the “glowing” effect.
6. They don’t get contaminated by pesticides making them naturally ORGANIC
Kiwi fruit is on the list of foods that are generally safe from a lot of pesticide residues. The outer skin does a great job holding out the fertilizer.
7. Improves Digestive Health
Kiwis are a great source of fiber. This prevents constipation and other intestinal problems. You cant go wrong with fiber
8. Boosts Your Immunity
Kiwi’s high vitamin C content along with other antioxidant compounds have been proven to boost the immune system.
9. Helps Fight Heart Disease
Eating 2-3 kiwis a day has been shown to reduce the potential of blood clotting by 18% and reduce triglycerides by 15%. Kiwi fruit has the same anti clotting benefits as aspirin with no side effects, just additional health benefits! Notify your loved ones mother nature did it again!
10. Suitable For Diabetics
Kiwi is in the low on the glycemic index, meaning it does not raise your blood sugar like other sweets might. It has a glycemic load of 4 which means it is safe for diabetics. Kiwi Gelato anyone?
Written by Michael Weppner