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Imported good food :: Kiwi fruit @ Chinese gooseberry

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A piece of kiwi fruit is sufficient to supply daily dosage of vitamin C, besides 50% vitamin K.

This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Potassium and Copper, and a very good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

Health Benefits of Kiwis:

Increased Immune Function Reduced Cancer Risk Reduced Risk of Colon Cancer Protection Against Heart Disease Protection Against Dementia Alleviation of Cardiovascular Disease Alleviation of Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) Promoted Eye Health Alzheimer’s Protection Osteoporosis Protection Alleviation of Inflammation Kiwi fruit contains nutrients and antioxidants believed to help protect DNA from damage, it can also be used as a blood thinner. Kiwi fruit has a protein dissolving enzyme called actinidin, thus it can be used as a meat tenderizer, like papaya.

*Some of these health benefits are due to the nutrients highly concentrated in Kiwis, and may not necessarily be related to Kiwis.