Don’t let its hairy, brown peel throw you off. The inside contains juicy green flesh with white pulp in the center surrounded by little edible seeds. Kiwi may have originated in China, but they are grown on vines across Italy, New Zealand, Chile, Greece, and France. They were not called kiwi until they were first imported into the US back in the 1960s. California is the only state in the U.S. that grows kiwi.
- high in antioxidant vitamin C
- contain almost as much potassium as bananas
- rich in vitamin A and E
- high in fiber, decreasing the probability of colon cancer