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Kiwi in the Clean Fifteen

Fri 8th Jun, 2012 - 8:31am by Emma Cockrell


The coarse peel of a Kiwi provides a protective barrier from pesticides. Rinsing the fruit before cutting limits the transfer of any residue or bacteria.

Kiwis are not suitable for anyone following Nutritionhelp recommendations, but they make a good dessert or snack for family and friends. Children enjoy scooping out the flesh of a halved kiwi with a teaspoon and the green colour adds interest to recipes. This is another fruit that can be mashed up and pressed into lolly moulds and then frozen as a refreshing ice for children on a hot day.


Kiwis contain potassium and vitamins C, A and E.  They are also a source of soluble fibre.