Peaches

Peaches (Prunus persica) are round orange-red or "peach" colored fruits with a thin fuzzy skin, bright yellow flesh, and a hard inner seed.

Health Benefits of Peaches

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How to choose Peaches

Peaches are ready to eat when they are soft, almost mushy, and they ripen fast. If it is going to be a few days before you eat your peaches you can buy them when they are hard to the touch and wait for them to ripen (soften).

Climate and origin

Peaches are believed to have originated in China, and grow well in temperate climates which are not too cold.

Taste

Peaches have a sweet to tart taste and a very soft texture. They can be eaten with or without the skin.

Substitutes with more vitamins

Plums, Apricots

Miscellaneous information

In the Chinese tradition peaches are thought to confer long life and are often associated with immortality in Taoist stories.

Similar tasting produce

Apples, Apricots

Natural vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in Peaches + Complete Nutrition Facts

Carbohydrates | Vitamin A | Vitamin C | Dietary Fiber |

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Nutrition Facts
                              
Serving Size 100g
Calories
% Daily Value*
Total Fat g0%
    Saturated Fat g0%
Cholesterol mg0%
Sodium mg0%
Total Carbohydrate g0%
    Dietary Fiber g0%
    Sugar g~
Protein g~
Vitamin A0%Vitamin C0%
Calcium0%Iron0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Vitamins  %DV
Vitamin A IU0%
    Retinol equivalents μg~
    Retinol μg~
    Alpha-carotene μg~
    Beta-carotene μg~
    Beta-cryptoxanthin μg~
Vitamin C mg0%
Vitamin D IU (μg)0%
    D2 Ergocalciferol IU (μg)
    D3 Cholecalciferol IU (μg)
Vitamin E mg0%
Vitamin K μg0%
    K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone μg~
    K2 - Menaquinone-4 μg~
Vitamin B12 μg0%
Thiamin mg0%
Riboflavin mg0%
Niacin mg0%
Pantothenic acid mg0%
Vitamin B6 mg0%
Folate μg0%
    Folic Acid μg~
    Food Folate μg~
    Dietary Folate Equivalents μg~
Choline mg~
Lycopene μg~
Lutein+Zeaxanthin μg~
Minerals  %DV
Calcium mg0%
Iron mg0%
Magnesium mg0%
Phosphorus mg0%
Sodium mg0%
Potassium mg0%
Zinc mg0%
Copper mg0%
Manganese mg0%
Selenium μg0%
Water g~
Ash g~
Fatty Acids
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio
Total Omega 3smg
18D3 Linolenicmg
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)mg
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)mg
20D3N3 Eicosatrienoicmg
20D5 Eicosapentaenoic(EPA)mg
22D5 Docosapentaenoic(DPA)mg
22D6 Docosahexaenoic(DHA)mg
Total Omega 6smg
18D2mg
18D2CN6 Linoleic(LA)mg
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)mg
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)mg
20D2CN6 Eicosadienoicmg
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)mg
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)mg
22D4 Adrenic (AA)mg
Essential Amino Acids  %RDI
Histidine mg0%
Isoleucine mg0%
Leucine mg0%
Lysine mg0%
Methionine mg0%
Phenylalanine mg0%
Threonine mg0%
Tryptophan mg0%
Valine mg0%
Stats
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget
(2000 calories)
%
Percent Water Composition %
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g) Food contains 0 carbs


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