Dating a kiwi
The study was a double-blind, randomized trial that involved 141 healthy office workers.
The study participants were divided into two groups.
Kiwifruit are an excellent source of vitamin C, polyphenols and potassium.
Humans, monkeys and guinea pigs do not make vitamin C on their own and must have it added to their diets.
The most common kiwi species is Actinidia deliciosa or the Hayward kiwi.
This fruit is small and oval-shaped with brown fuzzy skin and brilliant green flesh.
While much of the time I would like to hand out red cards to Danish men – I can’t – although I can try to twist the game in my favour.One group received a high dose of vitamin C intravenously (10g) and the other group received a saline solution.Researchers measured fatigue levels, oxidative stress and levels of plasma vitamin C before the treatment and two hours and one day after the treatment.Participants in the two kiwi a day group experienced less fatigue and depression and more energy than those in the half a kiwi group. Kiwifruit originated in southern China and is the National fruit of China.
Kiwi makes the list for one of the World’s Healthiest Foods according to the The George Mateljan Foundation.The results of the study showed that those that received vitamin C had a great deal more energy even just two hours after the infusion than did the group who did not receive vitamin C.