Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Kiwifruit
- 1 medium kiwifruit, without skin, a little less than 3 oz: 9 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 46 calories.
- 1 large kiwifruit, without skin, about 3¼ oz: 10 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 3 grams fiber and 56 calories.
Glycemic Index for KiwifruitThe averages in studies of kiwifruit ranged between 47 and 58, with an average glycemic index of 53.
Glycemic Load of Kiwifruit
- 1 medium kiwifruit, without skin: 3
1 large kiwifruit, without skin: 4
Health Benefits of KiwifruitKiwifruit are an excellent source of vitamin C, as one large kiwifruit contains about as much vitamin C as 6 oz of orange juice. They are also a very good source of vitamin K, and a good source of potassium and copper. They also contain relatively large amounts of phytonutrients, which may help protect our cells from damage.
More Information About Kiwifruit at Calorie Count Plus.More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.