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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

SELECT

Choose firm nectarines with smooth skin. 

Nutrient Content Claims
Low in fat, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Good source of vitamin C  

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Nectarines are low in fat.

Sodium & Hypertension:

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Nectarines contain no sodium. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Nectarines contain no sodium. 
  • Nectarines, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. 

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Nectarines contain no saturated fat or cholesterol. 

Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Nectarines are a good source of vitamin C. 

STORE

Store unripe nectarines in paper bag until ripe, then store at room temperature for use within 2-3 days.

SERVE

Enjoy Stone Fruits  

Check out our nectarine recipes!   

SAVOR

Presence in Ethnic Cuisines 
Mediterranean 

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Social Media Posts 

#DYK the NECTARINE is actually a subspecies of peach that lacks the gene for fuzz! @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

Use nectarines and peaches interchangeable in recipes like Honey Dijon Chicken w/ Peach Salsa https://bit.ly/334CvfN @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

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