The health benefits of the kiwi fruit can be divided into three main areas which are:-
1) Disease prevention
- The kiwi fruit provides 16% of the RDA for fiber and is important in the prevention of constipation. The fruit also contains phytonutrients which repair DNA and function as anti-oxidant's.
- Folic acid in kiwi fruits provides 10% of the RDA which is important for expectant mothers and works to produce red blood cells. One bowl of kiwi fruit gives the body 230% of the RDA for Vitamin C, which helps heal wounds, increase iron absorption and boosts the immune system.
- Kiwi contains calcium, chronium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc.