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Kiwi fruits have a great number of health benefits and therapeutic values. According to a recent study conducted by a group of Japanese specialists at Teikyo University, Tokyo, kiwi fruit should be considered among the healthiest natural remedies which can help us fight a great number of various diseases and ailments. These amazing healing qualities of kiwis are contributed to a very high content of natural antioxidants known as polyphenols.
In particular, Japanese scientists are certain that kiwi fruits contain way more of valuable natural nutrients, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants than known natural suprefoods like apples, oranges, mandarins, grapefruit and others. Moreover, the specialists suggest that kiwi fruits should be considered even more useful and healthiest natural remedies than all leafy greens, because the antioxidant content in kiwi fruit turned out to be higher than the one in broccoli and spinach.
There were several experiments and scientific trials involving a number of volunteers. They were asked to consume three kiwi fruits a day for a certain period of time. After that, the samples of urine of every participant were taken for further tests for determining the changes in antioxidant levels.
High levels of antioxidants are associated with lower risks of a great deal of diseases. First of all, they can stop all serious problems caused by damage of oxidative stress, including Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Also, high levels of antioxidants in the body are associated with decreased chances to develop such common diseases as heart failure, atherosclerosis and various types of cancer. Read more of the comments and recommendations linked to this interesting research in the latest issue of the journal Biological And Pharmaceutical Bulletin.Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.