One sweet treat that works perfectly incorporated into many dessert dishes or eaten alone as a quick and light snack is kiwi fruit. Kiwi fruit has a sweet yet tart taste to it and comes in a tiny package, making calorie control with this one very easy.
Let’s a quick look at the nutrition information you’ll get from eating kiwi so you can have a good idea what this fruit has to offer you.
Major Nutrients Found In A Kiwi
From the chart above you can see that kiwi is an excellent source of vitamin E, potassium, copper, vitamin C, as well as Vitamin K, making it a standout snack to choose when you’re in a run.
Kiwi is also higher in fiber content and completely cholesterol free, so great for those who are trying to improve their overall cardiovascular health.
Since kiwi does contain a higher amount of natural sugars however, it would be smart to have it in moderation in your diet if your primary goal is fat loss.
For maximum freshness with kiwi, you should keep this stored in the fridge in the cooler section and away from any other very ripe fruit.
Eat It With:
Kiwi is great served alone but can also be eaten in a fruit salad, chopped into a bowl of yogurt, or placed on top any sponge cake with light whipped topping.
Burn Off Calories In A Kiwi
To burn off the number of calories in a kiwi you would have to do:
- 5 minutes fast running
- 8 minutes heavy weight lifting
- 30 minutes standing