Peaches scientific name Prunus persica, are small fruit with a fuzzy peel and a sweet white or yellow flesh. It is, believed they originated in China.
They’ are considered drupes or stone fruit because their flesh surrounds a shell that houses an edible seed.
They can be eaten on their own or added to a variety of dishes.
Peaches are, packed with nutrients and antioxidants. They are also rich in many vitamins, minerals, and beneficial plant compound.
They have beneficial plant compounds that combat oxidative damage and help protect your body against ageing and disease.
The fresher and riper the fruit, the more antioxidants it contains.
It is, said that fresh and canned peaches have similar amounts of vitamins and minerals.
However, fresh peaches have higher levels of antioxidants and appear to be more effective at protecting against oxidative damage than canned ones.
Peaches are high in fibre, vitamins, and minerals.
They also contain beneficial plant compounds like antioxidants, which can help protect your body from ageing and disease, may improve digestion.
They’re commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat digestive disorders.