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What are Peaches?

Prunus persica, or peaches, are tiny fruits with a fuzzy peel and pleasant white or yellow flesh. Peaches are related to plums, apricots, cherries, and almonds. Because their flesh surrounds a shell that holds an edible seed, they’re classified as drupes or stone fruit. They taste great on their own or in a variety of dishes. Peaches are also nutrient-dense and may provide a variety of health benefits, including improved digestion, smoother skin, and allergy relief.

Where are they found?

They are supposed to have originated about 8,000 years ago in China.

Nutritional information:

Calories: 58

Protein: 1 gram

Fat: less than 1 gram

Carbs: 14 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Vitamin C: Approximately 17% of the daily value (DV)

Vitamin A: 10% of DV

Potassium: 8% of DV

Niacin: 6% of DV

Vitamin E: 5% of DV

Vitamin K: 5% of DV

Copper: 5% of DV

Manganese: 5% of DV

What are its benefits?

  • May aid digestion
  • May improve heart health
  • May protect your skin
  • May prevent certain types of cancer
  • May reduce allergy symptoms

How to grow it?

  • Carefully crack open a peach pit and remove kernel
  • Fill a plastic bag with the peach pit kernel.
  • Placing the plastic bag in the refrigerator is a good idea.
  • After two to three months, check for germination.
  • Plant the peach seedling in a container

How to include it in your diet?

  • They can be eaten raw, baked, grilled or boiled
  • Are simply included into both warm / cold recipes.
  • Great-nutrient rich snacks
  • Topped with yogurt
  • Handful of nuts
  • Can be added to salads
  • Used in deserts