Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and wounds and helps the immune system.
Vitamin E: helps with the formation of red blood cells.
Lutein: may decrease the risk of eye disease.
Choose kiwi that is plump and gives slightly to pressure. The brown fuzzy skin should appear dry. Avoid kiwi that are squishy or wrinkled.
Store at room temperature for several days. Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.
Rinse kiwifruit under cool running water before use.
Cut the kiwi in half and use a spoon to scoop out the fresh green fruit. The skin can also be eaten for extra fiber.
Layer low-fat yogurt, chopped or sliced kiwi, and whole grain cereal in a glass for a quick breakfast or snack.