We all understand the importance of maintaining good health. When we’re healthy, we’re strong and we have the energy to enjoy our busy lives. What we eat has a significant impact on our overall health and wellbeing, and the way we feel about ourselves. Health authorities worldwide encourage people to eat more fruits and vegetables because they’re full of health-promoting nutrients.
Did you know? The powerful combination of vitamins C and E, potassium, folate, and dietary fibre, gives Zespri Kiwifruit one of the highest nutrient density and adequacy scores compared to other common fruit.
Note: a nutrient adequacy score is determined as the mean of percentage of daily values (amount per 100g/RDA*) of 17 selected vitamins and minerals (protein, fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, vitamin C, thiamin (vitamin B2), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine (vitamin B6), folic acid, vitamin B12, vitamin A. The RDA’s used as the reference value for the Zespri calculation are those used by the USD for labelling purposes.
Zespri Kiwifruit contain so many vitamins and minerals, they’re truly bursting with natural goodness. Zespri Kiwifruit is a low glycaemic index (GI) food. There's nothing inside a kiwifruit that will make you feel guilty about eating one.
* (recommended daily amount – eu standard)