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Advice on Peaches

Peaches are high in Vitamin A content which can help prevent cancer in organs and glands with epithelial tissues.

Scientific Name :

Prunus persica

Description:

A peach is a juicy fruit that has a downy, red-tinted yellow skin and can either be velvety or smooth. It has a deeply sculpted pit with only one seed inside. The yellow-fleshed peaches are typically acidic and sweet at the same time. The white-fleshed peaches are very sweet and very little acid in them.

FYI:

White-fleshed peaches are popular in China, Japan and other Asian countries while yellow-fleshed kinds are historically favored in Europe and North America.

Nutritional Information and Facts

  • Peaches are rich in vitamin C.
  • They are a good source of Vitamin A, fiber and phytochemicals.
  • They are also rich in Vitamins B9, B2, B1, E, PP and P.
  • They are low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.
 

Health Benefits:

The benefits of peaches are abundant. Here are some of them:

  • Prevents cancer in organs and glands with epithelial tissue.
  • Helps remove worms from the intestinal tract.
  • Prevents tumor growth activities.
  • Provides relief for people suffering from rheumatism and gout.
  • Helps make the skin healthy and adds color to the complexion.
  • Provides relief for people suffering from asthma.
  • Helps lower high blood pressure.
  • Helps protect the nerve cells.
  • Strengthens the immune system.

Word of Advice:

Individuals who are interested in weight gain should not include this in their diets.

Nutritional Values
Preparation Serving Size Carbs Fiber (g) Fat (g) Energy (kj)
Peach (raw) 1 medium size (140g) 9 2 0 185
Peach (dried) 25g 13 5 0 255
Canned Peach (in syrup) 250g 14 2 0 255
Canned Peach (in juice, drained) 140g 12.5 2 0 235
Stewed Peach (with sugar) 100g 25.5 3 0.5 445
Stewed Peach (without sugar) 100g 21.5 3 0.5 385
 
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