Fast facts on kiwifruit:
- Kiwifruit is technically considered a berry.
- Purported health benefits include better sleep and skin health.
- According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the United Nations (FAO), China is the top producer, growing over 1.8 million tonnes in 2014.
- An average kiwifruit contains just 54 calories.
Possible health benefits of consuming kiwifruit?
Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other conditions.
Studies have shown that increased consumption of plant foods like kiwifruit decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality.