Besides being an exotic zesty fruit that has a wonderful flavor, kiwi has a good reservoir of vitamin C and has substantial nutritional value. Here are the benefits.
If you are feeling tired and weak, then your body may be low in potassium and magnesium levels. Load up your body on these two important minerals by having at least three kiwis a day.
Being one of the highest sources of vitamin C among fruits, snacking on kiwi is an excellent way to prevent asthma, influenza and other inflammations. Moreover, since Vitamin C is an essential nutrient for boosting your immune system, you are less likely to develop cold- or flu-like illnesses by eating kiwis daily.
Kiwi is rich in folate which prevents any occurrence of mild or major anemia. Folic acid is essential to support healthy child birth.
The main thing is that kiwi does regulate your high blood sugar level.
High blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia happens when the body produces too much insulin. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), hypoglycemia is a major cause of complications for diabetic people which necessitates guidance from their doctor.
Kiwi is rich in insoluble fiber, which means it works well in regulating your blood glucose levels.
Plus people with elevated blood glucose levels, have to eliminate high glycemic index food, which are food that increase blood sugar levels, because they are directly absorbed in the bloodstream.
Instead, people have to make choices from food in the low glycemic index. Kiwi is one of the lowest glycemic index among all the fruits. It ensures proper absorption of blood sugar and helps in maintaining the right balance of blood sugar in the body. Kiwis are also found to reduce the amount of fat in the blood, and lower risk of blood clotting.
Two kiwis daily in the morning are recommended for efficient and direct result.
In addition, the fruit helps to protect your eyes from macular degeneration due to the high levels of zeaxanthin and lutein. So all you need to do is eat three servings of fruit a day.
However, how much Kiwi you eat depends on factors like age, health status, and what problems you are trying to treat. Eating one to three kiwis a day is enough for most people to gain the best nutrients from the fruit.
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