It’s thought that the high amount of vitamin C and antioxidants that kiwis contain can actually help treat people with asthma. One study from 2000 found that there was a beneficial effect on the lung function among those who consumed fresh fruit regularly, including kiwis. Fresh fruit like kiwi may reduce wheezing in susceptible children.
Grab SunGolds when you see them in the store. These beauts contain 130 milligrams of vitamin C per fruit—that’s two times the amount found in the traditional (and more familiar) green-fleshed fruit.
Per fruit: 51 calories, 0 g fat (0 g sat fat), 2 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 10 g of sugar, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.