Actinia chinensis, kiwifruit, is an outstanding source of vitamin C and also contain reasonable levels of other important micronutrients such as vitamins B, E and K, carotenoids and minerals such as Ca, Cu, Mg, Fe and K .
Questo frutto svolge azione antiossidante, diuretica e capillaroprotettrice, rafforza le difese immunitarie e regolarizza la funzione intestinale con le fibre solubili e insolubili, piccoli semi compresi.
Kiwifruit is a very suitable food for boost digestion because it contains a proteolytic enzyme called actinidine that, similar to bromelain from pineapple, papain from papaya or ficin from figs, it is a very interesting component because it helps to break up the proteins, preventing gastritis, indigestion and flatulence .
Kiwifruit may be eaten raw, made into juices and used in baked goods. Entra pure in macedonie con pere, banana e succo d’arancia, oltre ad essere indicato per guarnire torte e crostate.
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