Never underestimate the power of suggestion. Biting into a succulent kiwi fruit can, momentarily at least, transport you to a warm beach on the coast of New Zealand. Never mind that the fruit's origins actually lie in China [source: Spar]. They tend to be associated with the good life and good weather. Add to that good health, and you've got a welcome treat on a cold day.
Kiwi fruit contains antioxidants, plenty of fiber and vitamin C in abundance -- around 100 milligrams [source: Men's Health]. It's hard to get bored with the taste, since there are hundreds of varieties [source: Spar]. It does lack one thing -- calories. There are less than 50 calories in each of these fruits.