Healthy Living with Peaches

two orange peaches and one green leaf

Peaches are known to have originated from China, and then found their way to many other parts of the world. Peaches are a great source of carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin A. Having peaches in your daily diet can help fight deadly diseases like cancer. They have a good amount of boron which encourages the estrogen level in postmenopausal women, which is a great benefit for women. They also stimulate your brain and prevent the chances of osteoporosis. Peaches are also known to lower your blood pressure.

Peaches are very useful for digestion due to their alkaline content. They are a good source of dietary fiber which works well for constipation problems. It can help to prevent hemorrhoids. They also to recharge your immune system which can aid in preventing many diseases including shingles.

Peaches are rich in potassium, sodium and calcium, which can provide a good complexion. With an 88%  water content they are known to be thirst-quenchers.

Peaches also contain good amount of carbohydrates which have the ever-essential phytonutrients (plant-based nutrients), anti-oxidants and carotenoids. The presence of carotenoids means it can be very useful for your eyes. The lutein and zeaxanthin filter present in peaches can help protect your eyes as well. The anti-oxidants and nectarines can help you fight diseases which are related to aging. Can you believe there are more than 200 varieties of peaches and more than 175 varieties of nectarines?