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Have a Peachy Day!

Have a Peachy Day!

26 Aug 2020 by Ted Escobedo   2 min read

Late summer is the time for peaches. Whether you have your own peach tree or have noticed their abundance at the grocery store, it’s a good idea to give these fuzzy little guys a closer look.Peaches are surprisingly good for you in a number of ways while remaining relatively low in calories:

One medium-sized peach (5.4 ounces or 150 grams) provides approximately:

Calories: 58

Protein: 1 gram

Fat: less than 1 gram

Carbs: 14 grams

Fiber: 2 grams

Vitamin C: 17% of the Daily Value (DV)

Vitamin A: 10% of the DV

Potassium: 8% of the DV

Niacin: 6% of the DV

Vitamin E: 5% of the DV

Vitamin K: 5% of the DV

Copper: 5% of the DV

Manganese: 5% of the DV

Peaches have also been attributed to:
  • Aid in digestion
  • Improve Heart Health
  • Help protect skin
  • Help prevent cancer
  • May reduce allergy symptoms
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