KIWIFRUIT and MANGOS: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
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On paper, they live very similar lives. Both have multiple varieties. Both are naturally sweet. And both are considered a nutritional powerhouse — bursting with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, such as, vitamin C, folate, and much more. Some folks even feel that SunGold™ Kiwifruit have the slight taste of mango in its flavor profile. Exactly how similar are they? And what are the differences between mangos and kiwifruit?
Nutritional Similarities Between Kiwifruit and Mangos
Looking at the nutritional value of mangos and kiwifruit, it’s easy to see why we like to call them “cousins.”
• Rich in vitamin C
• Contains fiber
• Good source of potassium
• Low cal
• Low fat
• Low sodium
And both mangos and kiwifruit have enzymes that aid in the breakdown and digestion of protein.
Fun Tip: Use Zespri® Kiwifruit as a meat tenderizer or make a healthful marinade for your steak or pork.