Kiwifruit’s rich combination of antioxidants, including Vitamin C and beta-carotene, make it an excellent source of nutrition to protect DNA in human cells from oxygen-related damage. Even though researchers haven’t quite figured out exactly which compounds best protect human DNA from damage, they have managed to determine which fruits are most suitable for this purpose, including kiwifruit. A study in Italy conducted with participants between the ages of 6 and 7 confirmed the existence of a relation between kiwi consumption and respiratory health issues including a reduction of coughing and wheezing, amongst other symptoms.
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