Kiwifruit: Season, Health and Benefits of Kiwifruit and Smoothie Recipes

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Season: Available year-round due to growth in various locations. New Zealand produces Kiwi from June to October, California October to May, Chile April through October.

Storing: A ripe Kiwi will remain good for several days at room temperature. In the refrigerator, they keep up to four weeks. Unripe kiwis will last for months refrigerated. Allow Kiwis to ripen when removed from the fridge.

Health Benefits of Kiwi Fruit:

Kiwifruit contains phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals to promote health.
High in antioxidants vitamin C, K, and E which protect cells from free-radicals
Contains folate, potassium and small traces of calcium
A good source of fiber

Kiwifruit Prevents and Promotes Many Health Risks

Aids Digestion
boost immunity
Stabilize high blood pressure
Protects against macular degeneration
Reduces blood clotting

Two Kiwi Smoothie Recipes
Kiwi is a great fruit for smoothies. If your looking for tasty, healthy summer treats try these two.

Tropical Smoothie

Servings: two

Ingredients

1/2 Cup Coconut milk
Two Kiwis peeled and chopped
Half a Papaya peeled, seeded, and chopped
One Banana, chopped
1/2 Cup Pineapple chunks

Combine ingredients in blender and mix until smooth.

Simple Kiwi Green Smoothie

Servings: two

Ingredients

One Cup Soymilk (Other plant-based milk - Almond or coconut milk)
One Cup of water
Three Kiwis peeled and chopped
One Cup Kale
One Banana, chopped

Combine in blender and mix until smooth.

Enjoy!!

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