We loved trying out the 100% natural Zespri® SunGold kiwifruit which betters 27 other popular fruits to make it one of the most nutritious available. It is kiwifruit but not quite as we know it.
Unlike traditional green kiwifruit, the skin of the Zespri® SunGold kiwifruit is smooth enough to eat without peeling. Ripe from the moment of purchase, Zespri® SunGold kiwifruits are ready to eat so you can cut, scoop and eat instantly.
The striking golden variety of kiwifruit has a nutrient adequacy score* six times that of blueberries, twice as high as strawberries and 10 times that of apples, giving it the highest score of any commonly available fruit. What’s more it is one of the most nutrient-dense fruits, a powerful combination of minerals, fibre, antioxidants and folates. All at only 79kcal to make it an excellent addition for any balanced diet.
Full of antioxidants, good for your digestion and rich in both folates and C, the Zespri® SunGold kiwifruit also has a low glycaemic index meaning it’s great for balancing blood sugar levels and enabling the body to release sugars steadily over a period of time. A new scientific study has proven that eating kiwifruit with your breakfast will significantly slow and reduce the uptake of sugars into your blood stream. This means it’s perfect for diabetics or anyone who wants to maintain a healthy weight through a low-calorie nutrient rich diet – and of course it tastes delicious,” explains Dr. Veronique Parmentier, Global marketing manager, health communications at Zespri®.
This has come at just the right time as I return to healthy eating in an attempt to increase my fitness lessons and shed some pounds. The only issue is that I am in competition with my daughter who has developed quite a taste for these juicy fruits.
The brand have made some new healthy #breakfastbling recipes from nutritionist Fiona Hunter and are encouraging folks to invent their own and to jazz up breakfast time. Let’s fact it – the holiday season is a perfect time to do just that.