Vitamin C

Zespri Kiwifruit is a rich source of vitamin C – one Zespri Kiwifruit a day can provide you with your daily requirement. Vitamin C plays a significant role in supporting good health. It contributes to the normal function of the immune system and can assist with the body’s uptake of iron. Vitamin C is also essential for healthy skin, both as an antioxidant and as a critical factor for making collagen.

Humans cannot synthesise vitamin C and so to stay healthy, we need to source it from our diet.

Zespri Kiwifruit contains more vitamin C than an orange or two lemons and Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit contain more vitamin C than three lemons! It gives vitality to regular consumers of Zespri Kiwifruit. Since vitamin C moves through the body in our blood, plasma concentration is a good indicator of adequate levels of vitamin C. It has been demonstrated that Zespri Kiwifruit is very effective at increasing vitamin C levels in plasma.

Infographic—Vitamin C Health

 

Zespri Kiwifruit is high in vitamin C, which gives vitality, immunity and skin health