Peaches- Surprisingly Versatile

Peaches- Surprisingly Versatile

Peaches are also known as Persian apple. Peaches are low in calorie. Fresh fruits are also moderate source of vitamin A and beta- carotene. B- Carotene is a pro-vitamin, which converts into vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is essential for vision. It is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in vitamin A is known to offer protection from lung and oral cavity cancer.

 

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You can ripe peaches by placing them in brown paper bag for two to three days. Sliced fresh peaches should be tossed in lemon or lime juice to prevent browning.

 

Nutrients per 100 gm

Calories - 39 kcal

Protein – 0.91g  

Carb- 9.54 g

Fat – 0.25 gPeaches

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