StatePoint – One of the most nutrient-dense foods available – kiwifruit – are low-calorie, low-fat, high in fiber—and delicious. According to registered dietitian Rebecca Scritchfield, there are a few things to know about enjoying this tasty fruit:
• Nearly 70 percent of Americans don’t eat the daily-recommended amount of fruit. Kiwifruit are a delicious and healthy way to boost fresh fruit consumption.
• Kiwifruit are a great source of micronutrients including folate, vitamin E and antioxidants, which promote health and vitality.
• Kiwifruit are as versatile as they are flavorful. They’re perfect for everything from on-the-go snacks and smoothies to salads and salsas
• The easiest way to enjoy kiwifruit is to simply cut in half, scoop out the fruit, and enjoy!
New to produce sections this summer, Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit have golden yellow flesh and a sweet, refreshing, tropical flavor.
Kiwifruit recipes and nutritional information can be found at www.ZespriKiwi.com.
Zespri Kiwifruit are only available June through October.