Peaches : Health Benefits and Nutritive Values

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Health Benefits of Peaches

Health Benefits of Peaches

Morphology and Distribution of Peaches:

Peaches are fruits derived from Peach plat native to China. The Latin name of the plant is Persicum malum.

The plant is cultivated in cooler regions of several countries.

Peaches are slight red coloured fruits which are having many benefits.

Nutritive Values and Uses of Peaches:

The plant provides many nutrients listed below:

  1. Dietary fiber
  2. Vitamin A (Beta carotene)
  3. Vitamin C
  4. Carbohydrates
  5. Protein
  6. Iron
  7. Potassium
  8. Phyto chemicals (Anti oxidants)

The Health benefits of Peaches:

  1. Peaches are good source of fiber and hence prevents constipation and exhibits a laxative action.
  2. Peaches maintains skin healthy and smooth.
  3. Peaches prevents cancer.
  4. Peaches acts as an antioxidant and it builds immunity and protects against diseases.

Peaches are eaten as fruits as it is and can be eaten with other foods like yoghurt and ice creams etc.

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