Loaded with beneficial nutrients like Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Calcium, Iron, Protein, Dietary Fiber, and Omega-3 fatty acids, and much more, this recipe will make your heart sing <3
Kiwi is an excellent source of Vitamin C and is associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease and cancer.
Did you know that eating 1-2 kiwis a day is actually considered an intervention?
Yep. You can read about some government studies done on it and their results here if you want.
So much good info. about the science behind kiwis in there.
But if you're like me, and just want the conclusion, here it is:
Eat 1-2 kiwis a day and you'll be in great shape 🙂
Best part of that is, they're only like 50 cents each!! Definitely one you can opt for organic on :)
Check out my amazing kiwi/spinach/banana/coconut recipe below and let me know what you think!!
I think it's divine.
In case you were wondering.
All the best,
Carr AC & Frei B (1999) Toward a new recommended dietary allowance for vitamin C based on antioxidant and health effects in humans, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10357726
Journal of Nutritional Science, Bioavailability of vitamin C from kiwifruit in non-smoking males: determination of 'healthy' and 'optimal' intakes, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4153093/
Scientists learn how what you eat affects your brain- and those of your kids, Stuart Wolpert, July 09, 2008. http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/scientists-learn-how-food-affects-52668
US National Library of Medicine Health, The bioavailability of Vitamin C from kiwifruit, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23394985