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What Does a Kiwi Contain?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
What Does a Kiwi Contain?

Kiwi is a very tasty and healthy fruit. It has a very good vitamin C content. The smell of kiwi is very strong, as well as its taste.

Kiwi contains a large amount of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. There is a study, which found that children who ate kiwi regularly had fewer breathing problems, such as wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing at night.

Kiwi also contains antioxidants, which help protect the body. As we said, kiwi contains vitamin C, but in addition to it, it contains vitamin E, which is a fat-soluble antioxidant.

Contents for 1 kiwi:

Carbohydrates in a kiwi

- fiber - 3 g;

- sugars - 8.99 g;

- galactose - 0.17 g;

- glucose - 4.11 g;

- sucrose - 0.15 g;

- maltose - 0.19 g;

- fructose - 4.35 g;

Fat in a kiwi:

- fat - 0.52 g;

- monounsaturated fats - 0.05 g;

- polyunsaturated fatty acids - 0.29 g;

- saturated fats - 0.03 g;

- trans fats - 0.03 g;

Vitamins in a kiwi

- betaine - 0.50 mg;

- vitamin A - 87 IU;

- vitamin B1 - 0.03 mg;

- vitamin B2 - 0.03 mg;

- vitamin B3 - 0.34 mg;

- vitamin B4 - 7.80 mg;

- vitamin B5 - 0.18 mg;

- vitamin B6 - 0.06 mg;

- vitamin C - 92.70 mg;

- vitamin E - 1.46 mg;

- vitamin K1 - 40.30 mg.

Minerals in kiwi:

- iron - 0.31 mg;

- potassium - 312 mg;

- calcium - 34 mg;

- magnesium - 17 mg;

- manganese - 0.10 mg;

- copper - 0.13 mg;

- sodium - 3 mg;

- selenium - 0.20 mcg;

- phosphorus - 34 mg;

- zinc - 0.14 mg.

Amino acids in kiwi:

- alanine - 0.05 g;

- arginine - 0.08 g;

- aspartic acid - 0.13 g;

- valine - 0.06 g;

- glycine - 0.06 g;

- glutamine - 0.18 g;

- isoleucine - 0.05 g;

- leucine - 0.07 g;

- methonine - 0.02 g;

- proline - 0.04 g;

- serine - 0.05 g;

- tyrosine - 0.03 g;

- threonine - 0.05 g;

- tryptophan - 0.02 g;

- phenylalanine - 0.04 g;

- histidine - 0.03 g;

- cystine - 0.03 g.

Have a look at:

- kiwi smoothie;

- kiwi ice cream;

- kiwi marmalade.

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