Nutritional Value of Hardy Kiwi
Health Benefits of Hardy Kiwi
Selection and Storage
A Few Quick Serving Ideas
Scientific name - Actinidia arguta
Actinidia arguta otherwise referred as hardy kiwi is a native fruit of Japan, Korea, China and Russia. The fruit resembles similar to kiwifruit and possess sweet taste than kiwi. This hardy kiwi is completely edible and can be eaten as a whole without peeling its skin off. Its exterior skin is smooth and leathery and often found in various colors such as green, purple and brown.
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||322 kJ (77 kcal)|
|Dietary fiber||3 g|
|Vitamin C||(112%) 93 mg|
|Potassium||(6%) 288 mg|
|Sodium||(0%) 6 mg|
Hardy Kiwi helps to protect from cancer.
It cures clot in blood vessels and prevent from stroke ans heart attack.
Decrease the heart disease and control blood pressure.
Place the kiwi fruit between your thumb and forefinger and gently put pressure over it, those fruits that can yield pressure will possess sweeter taste. Avoid fruits that have soft and spotted skin. The fruits that do not yield when pressure is applied it is indirectly mean that they have not yet reached their sweetness. When the fruit is tender place those in a paper bag along with apple or pear, this helps in fast ripening of the fruit.
Kiwifruit gives out a unique taste when added to tossed green salads.
Prepare a chutney by blending kiwifruit, orange and pineapple and serve aside to chicken or fish.
The distinguished flavor of kiwi fruit is used for preparing fruit tarts.
Sliced kiwi and strawberry will match perfect when topped with yogurt.