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  • Kiwis useful properties

    Kiwi( agrinonia)( Actinidia chinensis Planch)

    Kiwi is a perennial liana. Kiwi belongs to the genus Actinidia Chinese. The initial material for breeding was the ancient culture from the valley of the Yangtze River, known in the Chinese literature as a myohoutao or monkey peach. Agronomists of New Zealand called this culture "Chinese gooseberry".Seeds of "Chinese gooseberries" were imported to New Zealand in 1904, and by 1930, after selection, the main varieties of culture were received, called kivifrut. In Europe, they are grown in Italy, Turkey and France. In Russia, most of the fruits come from Turkey and Italy. Currently, kiwi is grown in the Crimea.

    Fruit of kiwi is a juicy fragrant berry. The high content of vitamin C, calcium, potassium, iron and enzyme, which can break down proteins, make this fruit very valuable. The content of vitamin C kiwi is superior to all known garden crops( juicy fruit), including citrus. In fruits of kiwi there is a lot of vitamin P and carotene. Learn the calorie kiwi here.

    Kiwi( per 100 g) contains proteins - less than 2 g, carbohydrates - about 15 g and fats - less than 1 g, as well as disaccharides. Despite its small size, kiwi contains large reserves of vitamin C, which exceeds its content in oranges by a factor of 2.B vitamins( B2, B1, B6, B3, B9), A, P, K and minerals such as iron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, manganese and zinc are all contained in this small treasure. But most of all, it is rich in potassium, the high content of which makes it useful for certain forms of hypertension and iodine deficiency.
    Using one kiwi a day, you provide your body with a daily rate of ascorbic acid( vitamin C), and for one, you will prevent the catarrhal diseases, increase the body's resistance to various infections, reduce the risk of hemorrhages and normalize blood pressure, and strengthen the walls of blood vessels. Well, if you are already sick, then accelerate the process of recovery.

    Usefulness

    Kiwi berries are considered the fruits of love and eternal youth, vitamin bombs.

    Well cleanses the vessels of kiwi or agrimony juice. When varicose veins or thrombophlebitis need to eat a day for 4-5 pieces of agrimony .

    The benefits of kiwi are also in the fact that this fruit reduces the excitability of the nervous system and prevents blood clots, prevents premature graying of hair, promotes stimulation of active production of collagen responsible for elastic and elastic skin, helps to reduce excess weight. Kiwi can save from the formation of kidney stones, rheumatism, heavy bleeding, caries and some pain.

    By the way, kiwi, if necessary, will help you get rid of unpleasant sensations in the form of: gravity in the stomach, belching or heartburn.

    In the homeland, kiwi is eaten with a spoon as a soft-boiled egg. Cut the tip, then rake the flesh to the skin itself, which is thrown away. Do not eat kiwi with skin, as it causes burning sensation in the mouth.

    You can make a lovely salad with kiwi and pumpkin. To do this, you need 300 g of pumpkin, 2 pieces of kiwi and 2 tablespoons of honey. Pumpkin flesh grate, add crushed kiwi and gently mix everything with honey.

    Kiwi is added to many fruit salads along with oranges, pineapples, grapefruits, mandarins, etc. It should be remembered that kiwi is not suitable for making jelly.

    Milk cocktail

    1 glass of milk, 3 kiwi, 2 tablespoons.spoons of liquid honey.

    Beat with a mixer.

    Cheese salad

    200 g of hard cheese, 4 kiwi fruit( cut into small pieces), 150 g of mayonnaise( preferably olive).

    All mixed.

    Fruit salad

    2 bananas, 4 kiwis, 2 tbsp.a spoonful of sugar, a quarter of a lemon.

    Fruit dessert

    2 apples, 2 pears, 3 tangerines, 4 kiwis.

    Cut into a salad. Add a handful of raisins without pits( soaked in boiling water).Beat 200 g of 33% cream with 100 g of low-fat cottage cheese and 3 tablespoons of sugar and pour the fruit.

    Kiwi fruit lemonade

    1 fruit of kiwi is peeled and put in enameled dishes, add the juice from 1/2 lemon, zest, wiped off this half of lemon and everything is thoroughly rubbed with a pestle, gradually adding sugar( 3 tablespoons).The crushed mass is left to stand for 15-20 minutes, and then pour 1 cold boiled water. All are well mixed, filtered and drunk. Before use, you can cool and put a pinch of baking soda in each glass.