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Know why kiwi fruit is good for health!

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

New Delhi: Kiwi fruit or kiwi has a sweet and unique flavour. Besides its exotic taste, the fruit contains numerous phytonutrients and is packed with more vitamins and minerals that promotes health.

Here are some health benefits of the fruit:

Manages blood pressure: The fruit is a very rich source of potassium, which plays a major role in body cells for keeping the body fluids and electrolyte in balance. Thus it helps in controlling heart rate and blood pressure.

Good for skin: Kiwi is good for skin as it contains vitamin E, an antioxidant which work wonders for the health of the skin and help against potential skin degeneration.

Boosts immunity: The fruit is proved to be an immune booster because of its extremely high vitamin C content and complement of antioxidant compounds.

Aids digestion: Kiwi fruit is a good source of dietary fiber which helps to keep your digestive health in check and prevents constipation and other gastro-intestinal issues.

Anti cancer: Kiwi is good for health and helps to prevent from cancer. It contains a variety of flavonoids and carotenoids that are held responsible for protecting the DNA from oxygen-related damage which leads to causing of cancer.