Kiwi Gold - Food Of The Month
YOU'VE PROBABLY tried kiwifruit,
that furry-skinned, green-fleshed
orb that tastes kind of like a
tart strawberry. But now New Zealand
growers are pushing a yellow-colored
version we think is even better.
Marketed under the name Zespri
Gold, it's sweeter--think mango
or peach--but at the same time
has fewer calories (40 in one medium
fruit versus the original version's
50). And as with the green types,
a two-fruit serving has more vitamin
C than an orange and more potassium
than a banana, along with a variety
While you can eat the skin (which is smooth rather than hairy), you probably won't want to. Instead, cut the fruit in half and scoop out the insides, or peel with a knife and slice the bugger. The Zespri Gold is available in specialty markets and some supermarket chains between June and September.
Two medium Zespri Gold kiwifruit: 80 calories 20g carbs, 2g protein, 0.5g fat
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