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- Naturally ripened
- Natural & Fresh
- Absolutely chemical free
- Rich in essential nutrients and minerals
- Organically grown in orchards
Nutritional Breakdown of Kiwi fruit:
Per medium fruit, the Kiwi fruit contains
- Calories: 42
- Protein: 0.8 grams
- Total fat: 0.4 grams
- Fiber: 2.1 grams
- Vitamin C: 64 milligrams
- Vitamin A: 3 micro grams
- Iron: 0.2 milligrams
- Folate: 17 micro grams
Health Benefits :
High Source of Vitamin C
According to the nutritional break-up of kiwi fruit, per 100 grams contain 154 percentage of Vitamin C, which is almost twice that of lemons and oranges. Vitamin C acts as powerful antioxidant eliminating free radicals that could cause inflammation or cancer. It also helps in boosting the immunity of the body against harmful pathogens.
Having trouble sleeping? According to a research done by Taipei Medical University, “Numerous studies have revealed that kiwi fruit contains many medicinally useful compounds, among which antioxidants and serotonin may be beneficial in the treatment of sleep disorders. It is said that having two kiwi fruits one hour before bedtime can help immensely in inducing sleep.
Good Source of Dietary Fiber
This exotic fruit is loaded with dietary fiber, which helps in the prevention of numerous diseases. It also facilities weight loss and is often recommended to diabetics.
Helps in Digestion
Kiwi fruit contains an enzyme known as actinidain which is known for its protein dissolving properties, similar to that of papain in papaya. This is the reason why it is commonly used as a meat tenderiser. Moreover, it helps in the digestion of proteins in the body and is also known to help patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome.
Good Source of Folate
It is a good source of Vitamin B6, also known as folate, which is said to be beneficial for pregnant women because it helps in the development of the foetus, making it healthy. It is also considered to be good for growing children.
Powerhouse of Vitamins and Minerals
Kiwi fruit is loaded with vitamins and minerals such as Vitamins A, B6, B12, E, and potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium. These contribute collectively to the proper functioning of the body such as blood circulation through the vessels, fight stress iron absorption for healthy bones and teeth, good vision, etc.
Kiwi is alkaline in nature, which means it helps in countering the effects of acidic foods that we quite often consume. A healthy body is one which has a good pH balance, which helps in keeping you active, full of energy, and with a youthful skin. The vitamins prevent in kiwi (C and E) are said to be great for the skin as they act as antioxidant, preventing skin degradation. Take a few slices and apply them on your skin for good results.
Himalayan Kiwi Orchard:
With a mission to promote kiwi cultivation in a pure organic way, Himalayan Kiwi Orchards believes in the idea of preserving the organic state of the land. Located at one of the world heritage site, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh, Himalayan Kiwi Orchards produces one of the best Kiwi fruits in the country.
It is located at ‘Dibii’ forest of Hari village, Lower Subansiri District, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh. It is situated at 1700m MSL and the area is endowed with rich and well drained loamy soil. It has dried to humid climate with moderate to high rainfall. All these factors combined together to provide for a healthy environment for rich cultivation of kiwi fruits at Dibii (Ziro).