Ah, those days of endless binging on holidays! You go on and on, without a care in the world. But the situation doesn’t look even remotely similar when you are a routine. When ravenous hunger pangs strike every evening, all you want to do is gobble a pack of fried chips, but you stop yourself from giving in to your guilty pleasure. Because calories! And then, you don’t want to ruin your health. But what if we tell you that striking a balance between health and taste is possible? Yes, all thanks to celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija’s recent culinary experiment with kiwi salsa.
In her recent Instagram post, Makhija has shared the recipe of Chilean kiwi salsa, which she calls “a treat for the taste buds.” What’s more, it is packed with benefits too!
So without further ado, let’s get to the recipe. Because we just can’t wait!
Makhija rightly pointed out that Chilean kiwis contain double the vitamin C that is present in oranges and lemons. Interestingly, kiwi fruit contains roughly 230% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C. No wonder, they are most preferred when it comes to boosting the immune system.
Moreover, these kiwis are also packed with omega-3 fatty acids, making them rich in antioxidants. They are known to eliminate free radicals within the body, and protect it from inflammation and disease. That’s exactly why this low-GI fruit is great for diabetics, and works well to fight cancer. Their extract is also potent in treating DNA and tackles degeneration in the body. Furthermore, kiwis also help to promote sleep, because of the serotonin that they release.
Kiwis also possess properties that are said to help in lowering blood pressure. The regulation of BP ensures that heart ailments and strokes are kept at bay.