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Kiwi fruit: 4 reasons to add this wonderful fruit to your diet

Published on Jul 13, 2022 11:33 AM IST
  • "Known for its vibrant colour and refreshing taste, kiwi is a fruit loved by many. Although this tropical fruit is small, its health benefits are mighty," says nutritionist Lovneet Batra.
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A powerhouse of vitamins and minerals, kiwi fruit is known for its amazing healing and DNA repair qualities. The sweet and slightly tangy fruit is not only loved for its unique taste but also its medicinal qualities. Kiwi is also beneficial for bone and digestive health and also promotes better sleep. Here are all the benefits of kiwi explained by nutritionist Lovneet Batra in her recent Instagram post.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 13, 2022 11:33 AM IST

A powerhouse of vitamins and minerals, kiwi fruit is known for its amazing healing and DNA repair qualities. The sweet and slightly tangy fruit is not only loved for its unique taste but also its medicinal qualities. Kiwi is also beneficial for bone and digestive health and also promotes better sleep. Here are all the benefits of kiwi explained by nutritionist Lovneet Batra in her recent Instagram post.(Pixabay)

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Boosts digestive health: Kiwifruit stores a good amount of proteolytic enzyme actinidin, a protein-dissolving enzyme which improves the digestion of proteins and can help digest a meal much like the papain in papaya or bromelain in pineapple. It facilitates smooth traffic through the digestive system.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 13, 2022 11:33 AM IST

Boosts digestive health: Kiwifruit stores a good amount of proteolytic enzyme actinidin, a protein-dissolving enzyme which improves the digestion of proteins and can help digest a meal much like the papain in papaya or bromelain in pineapple. It facilitates smooth traffic through the digestive system.(Shutterstock)

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Natural sleeping aid: Kiwifruit is a source of serotonin which helps to promote better sleep. The consumption of kiwi may also help in improving the sleep onset and reducing the waking time after the onset. Kiwi consumption also provides relief from sleep disturbances. The peel of kiwi is a potent ingredient for the development of natural sleeping aids.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 13, 2022 11:33 AM IST

Natural sleeping aid: Kiwifruit is a source of serotonin which helps to promote better sleep. The consumption of kiwi may also help in improving the sleep onset and reducing the waking time after the onset. Kiwi consumption also provides relief from sleep disturbances. The peel of kiwi is a potent ingredient for the development of natural sleeping aids.(Pixabay)

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Supports pregnant women’s health: Kiwi is a good source of folate (vitamin B6), which is beneficial for pregnant women because it helps in the development of the fetus, making it healthy. It is also considered to be good for growing children.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 13, 2022 11:33 AM IST

Supports pregnant women’s health: Kiwi is a good source of folate (vitamin B6), which is beneficial for pregnant women because it helps in the development of the fetus, making it healthy. It is also considered to be good for growing children.(Pixabay)

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For bone health: Folate, magnesium and Vitamin E are all well represented in kiwifruit, offering a range of health benefits including bone formation. Vitamin K also has a potential role in the bone mass building by promoting autotrophic activity in the bone.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 13, 2022 11:33 AM IST

For bone health: Folate, magnesium and Vitamin E are all well represented in kiwifruit, offering a range of health benefits including bone formation. Vitamin K also has a potential role in the bone mass building by promoting autotrophic activity in the bone.(Pixabay)

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