Peachy Benefits

peaches

Increasing the amount of fruit you eat can improve your diet, and peaches can be a great choice. Right now you can get fresh peaches or you can enjoy frozen peaches year round as a snack, in smoothies or a top your favorite breakfast cereal.  Not only are peaches delicious, but they have some amazing health benefits.

Here are some great reasons to incorporate peaches into your diet:

  • Peaches are cholsetrol free and contain cholesterol lowering dietary fiber and phytosterols.  Peaches provide more than 10% of the daily value for fiber and 18 mg of phytosterols.
  • Peaches are full of vitamins.  Peaches have niacin, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
  • Peaches can help you regulate your blood pressure, because it contains potassium but no sodium.

To incorporate this delicious fruit in your diet, try this recipe for peach cobbler.

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