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Kiwi calories and vitamins

Kiwi homeland is China. Originally, his name is kiwi, but since it was transferred from China to New Zealand first, and only then in other countries, is named after the homonyms kiwi bird from the island.

kiwi for health

Kiwi is also called herb of eternal youth and health, because it contains many vitamins, minerals and other substances that have a beneficial effect on the human body.

Thus in 100 g of kiwi has up to 300 mg of vitamin C, 174 mg of vitamin A, and there are substantial amounts of vitamins from group B. In addition, it contains a lot of calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and other minerals, so it is not surprising that is favorite “treat” in cosmetic laboratories.

Kiwi is very tasty, and experts say it has a scent reminiscent of strawberry, banana, cherry and pineapple together. Freshly squeezed kiwi, full of vitamin C, it has high proportion of enzyme that will thoroughly clean oily skin with clogged pores.

Kiwi calories per 100 grams

  • Energy 61 calories, 3%
  • Carbohydrates 14.66 g, 11%
  • Proteins 1 g, 2%
  • Total fat content 0.52 g, 2%
  • Dietary fiber 3 g, 8%

Kiwi vitamins per 100 g

  • 25 micrograms of folate, 6%
  • Niacin 0.341 mg ,2%
  • 0.025 mg Riboflavin, 2%
  • 0,027 mg Thiamin, 2%
  • Vitamin 87 IU, 3%
  • Vitamin C 92.7 mg, 154%
  • Vitamin E 1.46 mg, 10%
  • Vitamin K 40.3 mcg ,34%
  • Potassium 312 mg , 7%

Minerals

  • Calcium 34 mg,  3.5%
  • Copper 0.130 mg,  14%
  • Iron 0.31 mg, 4 %
  • Magnesium 17 mg, 4%
  • Manganese 0.098 mg 4 %
  • Zinc 0.14 mg, 1%

 

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