An unexpected ally for your health and your figure: the Kiwi .
It is a fruit originally from China which, since the 1960s, has also been successfully cultivated in Italy.
Its sugar (fructose) content is lower than many other fruits. Furthermore, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science, it appears that, when eaten for breakfast, slow down the absorption of blood sugar . This allows you to keep the glycemia and avoid the drastic low sugar , which causes unpleasant feelings of exhaustion and increases the stimulus of hunger between meals.
In fact, the drop in sugar leads the brain to crave sweet foods which, if ingested, will cause a glycemic spike ... which will be followed by a new drop. In short, a vicious circle is created that is difficult to break and has negative effects on health and fitness.
IN ADDITION TO THIS, THE KIWI HIDES IN ITSELF OTHER PRECIOUS PROPERTIES:
- Has a laxative effect , if eaten before main meals, thanks to the hepatic stimulus given by the vitamin C , the muscle relaxant action of potassium and the high content of cellulose and pectin. In this way it allows to eliminate the toxic waste accumulated in the intestine.
- Strengthens the body's defenses in flu syndromes And in cooling , it prevents viruses from multiplying, thanks to its very high content of extremely bioavailable vitamin C. The content varies according to the size of the fruit: in the large-sized variety, in 100 g of fruit there are about 70-130 mg of vitamin C. In the small-sized variety, in 100 g of fruit there are about 150-300 mg of vitamin C.
- Depurative: in fact, thanks to the laxative effect , it allows the elimination of toxic waste that accumulates in the intestine.
- Its acidity eliminates the sense of nausea. This property is often exploited in Nutritional Biotherapy ® to counteract the side effects of drugs, even in the case of oncological treatments.
TRY YOURSELF A DETOX SMOKE WITH KIWI
Cut into pieces and pour into the blender:
- 1 kiwi
- ½ green apple
- 10 ml of lemon juice
- 2 g of Turmeric powder
Blend the ingredients for a minute and pour into a large glass.