Peaches, with their soft skin and sweet flesh, are a summertime staple. One of the largest fruit crops grown in the United States, peaches provide a great deal of nutrients with few calories and no fat, making them a healthy way to fit in one of your daily servings of fruit.
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|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 0.25g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0.1g||1%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 9.54g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 1.5g||6%|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2.000 calorie diet.|
Peaches are juicy and versatile summer fruits, grown on deciduous trees, that are native to China and South Asia and grow in temperate climates. They are low in calories, contain no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are a good source of dietary fibre.
In 2017 more than 20 million metric tonnes of peaches were produced globally
Peaches originally hail from China
August is National Peach Month. Peaches are at their peak from the beginning of June until the end of August
Peaches are good for maintaining healthy digestive health, due to their alkalinity and high fibre content. Dietary fibre absorbs water and helps prevent stomach disorders
The US dessert peach cobbler is probably one of the most famous peach recipes, although the fruit also lends itself to a number of other sweet treats as well as fitting well into salads and some hearty savoury dishes.