Published Date April 20, 2022

What is a kiwi? (Part 1 of 5)

By Naurin Ansari

1 min read

About vitamin C, dietary fibre and Kiwi.
What is a kiwi?

Kiwis are large berries that usually grow on a species of woody vine in the genus Actinidia. Kiwis initially originated in eastern China, are oval in shape, and are roughly around the size of a typical chicken egg. 

The outer layer of their skin is camel-coloured, fibrous and fuzz coated. Despite its fuzzy covering, the skin is completely safe and edible. Its flesh is bright green in colour with a unique but pleasing texture and rows of distinctive tiny black seeds, which are also edible.

Kiwis are rich in vitamin C and dietary fibre which makes them popular in Indian households. 

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Fruits

Contains Dietary Fibre

Contains Vitamin C

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