Why eating Kiwi with skin is recommended?
Kiwi is a sweet-tart fruit which is found to be in size of an egg with Brown hairy skin from outside and vibrant green color with very small black tangy taste seed from inside. It is also known as “Chinese Gooseberry”. It is super healthy nutritious and delicious fruit with full of vitamins and other nutrients. While many people enjoy Kiwi, the question is in controversy whether it is to be taken without skin or with skin? While kiwi skin is edible it is disliked by many people because of its hairy and fuzzy texture. In this article we are going to tell you about why you should prefer always eating kiwi with skin. Rest it is your decision how you have to eat kiwi- With or Without Skin.
Kiwi skin is very nutritious as it has fiber, folate and Vitamin E in it. Eating kiwi with skin can increase fiber content in the body that helps to boost the digestion and refuel body with folate which is crucial for growth and powerful antioxidant Vitamin E which prevent us from free radical damage.
- Full of Antioxidants
Many of fruit’s antioxidants are present in the skin. Kiwi’s skin is particular very good source of these two antioxidants- Vitamin C and Vitamin E. Both of these antioxidants are known to fight against free-radical damage in the body.
Eating Skin of kiwi along with fruit can be unpleasant for some people. This is because its fuzzy texture irritates the inside of mouth and throat. Here we are sharing some tricks that you can follow to take the advantages of skin of kiwi along with flesh.
Trick 1- Remove out the fuzz
You can remove out the fuzz of the skin partially by rubbing it with a clean towel, then scrubbing it with a vegetable brush and then rinse it with water.
Trick 2- Scrap the fuzz
First rub the fruit’s skin with clean towel then scrap the skin lightly using a spoon and rinse it with clean water.
Trick 3- Try smoothie
If you want to try taking kiwi with your skin this trick would be beneficial for you. Just wash the kiwi under clean running water and cut the fruit into four pieces and blend it with 1 ripe banana and ¼ cup of orange juice to make an amazing tangy & mild sweet banana kiwi smoothie.