Peaches: Nutrition & Recipes
Produce Potential: Series Four- Peaches
Did You Know?
Adding peaches to your diet can provide many health benefits:
Peaches contribute to a healthy digestive system, one medium-sized fruit provides about 2 grams of fiber
Peaches lower risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Peaches have protective effects that help keep your skin healthy. Studies indicate that compounds found in peaches may improve your skin’s ability to retain moisture - thus improving skin texture.
Peaches provide beneficial plant compounds that may offer some protection against various cancers. Peaches are high in carotenoids and caffeic acid- two types of antioxidants found to have anticancer properties.