About Peaches - For That Velvety Goodness!
Velvety smooth, soft skin, fragrance so divine, peaches are truly a fruit of luxury!
Peaches are mostly round like apples. They have a thin, velvety and fuzz-like skin. The hue of a peach ranges from a pale red with a mixture of yellow, orange and a hint of light pink – truly picturesque!
The flesh of the peach is quite surprising given its subtle covering! Indeed, the flesh of this fruit is juicy, sweet and downright irresistible!
Peach Nutritional Information
Peaches hold an impressive range of nutrients. From Vitamin A, Vitamin, C to Potassium! Moreover, this fruit is extremely low in saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol! Peaches also contain a generous of dietary fiber.
Peach Health Benefits
Peaches don’t just do wonders for your taste buds! Peaches are high in nutrition and therefore can also do wonders for your health, so you are not just eating one of your favorite fruits but are also working on improving your health! Here are some health benefits that can be attained from consuming peaches
Impressive Range of Antioxidants!
The skin and flesh of peaches have housed significant antioxidants. These antioxidants have the power to fight‘free radicals’ (harmful substances that cause cancer and aging) from harming the body. Additionally, antioxidants prevent a host of other chronic diseases including Heart Disease
Great For Weight Loss!
Peaches make for a great sugar substitute as they have are believed to have absolutely no fat and minimal calories. You can add peaches to you breakfast meals instead of including sugars. Also, they enable you to lay off unhealthy, fattening snacks such as chips in addition to fried foods. So, drop that big of chips; and pick up a peach!
Peaches are high in Vitamin C. Now, Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant which combats cancer by boosting up the immune system and preventing cellular change. Peaches also have beta carotene and dietary fiber that is also important for warding off any cancer risk!
Good for Your Skin!
Peaches are rich in Collagen’ – a substance which improves the elasticity of your skin. This enables you to have younger, fresher looking skin. This may be particularly useful to combat early signs of aging! What’s more, peaches bring out a fresh complexion and glow to your skin – what more could you ask for?!
Possible Ways to Enjoy Peaches
Peaches are an extremely versatile fruit that can be enjoyed in many different ways!
The easiest and best way to enjoy peaches is to have them directly, just hold up your peach and take a huge bite! Now, enjoy ever single second of this tantalizing fruit while it takes over all your senses and teases your taste buds!
Not enough? Well, you can try adding peaches to what is an ordinarily boring oatmeal cereal; it will liven up your breakfast and add sweetness! Furthermore, peaches can be added to plain yogurt! Or you can grill your peaches and have them with vanilla ice cream. Yes it may sound odd but give it a try!
The other, epic way to enjoy peaches is to have “Peaches and cream” Yes, just take out chilled peaches and chilled whipped cream and ENJOY!
Possible Health Concerns
Peaches contain an estimate of 9 different pesticides residues. Moreover, due to their fuzzy skin, these pesticides are not easy to wash out. It is best to consume organic peaches. If you cannot do so, wash thoroughly and remove the peel before eating – that may help reduce pesticide content.