Kiwi - fruit, the fruit of a large vine that bears the name of Actinidia.Chinese tree climber - relict plant, native to East Asia.Despite the fact that the homeland of this plant - China, already in the 20th century, the kiwi has been extended in New Zealand, where he cultivated a new variety with larger fruits, reaching a weight of 100 grams.Currently, there are over 30 species of this plant.Increase in the number of countries where it grows kiwis.The plantations of this plant can be found in the United States, Japan, Italy, Chile, Greece, Iran, as well as in the Krasnodar Territory of Russia.Zone with a subtropical climate - that's where it grows kiwis.
Opinions differ about the taste of kiwi.To some it resembles gooseberries, and someone finds it strawberry notes.In any case, his sweet and sour taste is very pleasant, and fall in love with immediately.
Exotic fruits in China and Asia appeared on our market for a long time, more than ten years ago.Among them, kumquat, Annona, guava, avocado, jack
The same was true of the first fruit of Actinidia.Strange egg-shaped fruit is covered with hair, raises some doubts - and what it tastes and how to eat?Residents of countries where growing kiwis only would laugh at our fears, because it is the most useful of the famous oriental fruit.The content of vitamins and minerals make it a truly royal, and vitamin C in this fruit is more than covered by the daily rate for a person.Apart from him, kiwi contains B vitamins (folic acid and pirodoksin), vitamin E, called the vitamin of youth.Of the micronutrients in the kiwi contain manganese, calcium, iodine, iron, phosphorus.Recently, in its composition it has been found very important for the human body enzyme - actinidin necessary for the breakdown of proteins, stimulate the digestive system.The same enzyme is responsible for blood clotting.
Kiwi is very useful for hypertensive patients - it contributes to the removal of salts from the body.Great fat burner, it contains fiber, necessary for the formation of a beautiful figure.A striking evidence of this is the harmony of the people living in regions where the growing of kiwi.
rind of this fruit is not usually used for food, but if you remove hairs, it is suitable for food.If you still prefer to clean the fruit, do not throw away the peel.In it, as in the pulp, contains a huge amount of nutrients, use it to wipe the skin of the face and neck.
Kiwi - a unique tropical fruit is widely used in cooking, medicine and cosmetics.However, there are those to whom it is contraindicated.This fruit can cause severe allergic reactions.In addition, with the increased acidity of the stomach, in the use of the kiwi, you can get an exacerbation of gastritis.The high content of water in kiwi (almost 85%) may adversely affect people with renal excretory system.
But do not deny yourself in temptation.Enough to eat kiwi fruit in moderation (no more than three units per day), and then all its "hazard" no impact on your health.