Um estudo publicado no International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition provou que comer dois kiwis por dia faz subir o HDL-colesterol (o colesterol protector) :
" (...) after 8 weeks of consumption of kiwifruit, the HDL-C concentration was significantly increased and the LDL cholesterol/HDL-C ratio and total cholesterol/HDL-C ratio were significantly decreased. Vitamin C and vitamin EÉ mais uma dica para quem precise aumentar os valores sanguíneos de HDL-colesterol. Ver outros posts sobre o colesterol aqui.
also increased significantly."