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Tropical Fruit Parfait

Tropical Fruit Parfait

Its exotic looking, its yummy. The kiwifruit is an amazing power fruit, packing in many benefits in a tight space!

To start with, raw kiwi has actinidin, a protein-dissolving enzyme that helps digestion, somewhat like the papain in papaya or bromelain in pineapple. It’s brimming with potassium, that helps maintain the electrolyte-balance by countering the effects of sodium. It has a high amount of immunity-boosting Vitamin C, along with other anti-oxidants. In fact, an extraordinary combination of anti-oxidants in the kiwi helps protect the cell DNA from oxidative damage and perhaps helps prevent cancer.

 

Kiwi Paradise

Kiwi Paradise

Kiwi is a smart-carb food: because of its low-glycaemic index and high-fiber content it does not cause a big insulin rush like some other high sugar fruits do, and is diabetic-safe. Its fiber prevents constipation and helps move toxins out from your intestinal tract eating kiwis daily over a period of time has been shown to reduce the possibility of Continue reading “Tropical Fruit Parfait” »