Choose slightly firm kiwifruits with a rough, fuzzy skin.
Varieties to Explore
Nutrient Content Claims
Low in fat, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Good source of fiber, Good source of potassium, High in vitamin C
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Kiwifruit is low in fat.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Kiwifruit is sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Kiwifruit is sodium free.
- Kiwifruit, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of
Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Kiwifruit contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Fiber-Containing Grain Products, Fruits, and Vegetables and Cancer: Fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some of cancers, a disease associated with many factors. Kiwifruit is a good source of fiber.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Kiwifruit is a good source of fiber and are high in vitamin C.
Potassium & High Blood Pressure/Stroke (Authoritative Statement): Diets containing foods that are a good source of potassium and that are low in sodium, like kiwifruit, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.
Store un-ripened kiwifruits in plastic bags under refrigeration for up to 6 weeks.
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Presence in Ethnic Cuisines
Social Media Posts
#DYK there is a golden variety of kiwifruit that is sweeter than the tart green variety!? @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
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There are several ways to enjoy kiwifruit but try this Kiwifruit Mango Salsa! It’ll knock your socks off: http://ow.ly/yY3OM @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
#ProTip: cut the kiwi in half and then scoop it away from the peel with a spoon! Fun way for the kids to enjoy without peeling the entire fruit! @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant