Peaches are available fresh, frozen and canned for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose peaches with firm, fuzzy skins that yield to gentle pressure when ripe. Avoid blemishes.
Nutrient Content Claims
Low in fat, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Good source of vitamin C
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Peaches are low in fat.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Peaches are sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Peaches are sodium free.
- Peaches, 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. Peaches 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. Peaches are a good source of vitamin C.
Store unripe peaches in paper bag.
When ripe, store at room temperature for use
within 1-2 days.
Presence in Ethnic Cuisines
Chinese, Japanese, Korean / African /Mediterranean / Southern
Social Media Posts
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