Peaches: good for anemia and gout
All the benefits and properties of peach or peach
Peaches or peaches have very positive benefits and properties for health, so they help prevent cardiovascular disease or anemia. Know all its qualities.
Along with apricots, peaches or peaches tend to be other interesting fruits from the point of view of nutrition and therapy, since they have a number of benefits and properties that are very important for health.
This is because it not only has vitamins and minerals but also has a diverse amount of antioxidants that make them frankly important for all those who want to eat healthy and wholesome fruits.
For this reason, we then carry out a special stage that echoes some of the benefits and properties of peaches and peaches.
With the name of peach, we find ourselves before the wonderful fruit of the peach tree, a tree belonging to the family of the Rosaceae, which is known scientifically with the name of Prunus Persica.
Did you know that he is originally from China? It is a fruit also popularly known as peach, and is characterized by a tremendously characteristic appearance, although there are those who often confuse it with the apricot.
Of slightly orange pain, it usually has a rather velvety skin, with a flesh that can be whitish or yellow, sweet and tremendously fleshy and juicy, inside we find a kind of hard shell or bone.
According to our seasonal food calendar, we must bear in mind that the peach season is in spring and summer (usually from May to September), so it is advisable to consume it only during this time.
Nutritional information peach
Before discovering what are the main benefits of peaches, do not you think it is interesting to know what is the nutritional value of peaches? We comment on the following lines.
100 grams of peach provides:
Energy: 39 kcal.
Carbohydrates: 9 g.
Proteins: 0.5 g.
Fat: 0.1 g.
Water: 89 g.
Fiber: 1.5 g.
Vitamins: especially its content in vitamin A (carotene), C, B1, B2, B3, B6, and B9 or folic acid.
Minerals: potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc, sodium, selenium and iodine
Benefits and properties of peach or peach
Interesting nutritional contribution
As we commented very briefly in the previous lines, one of the main characteristics of peaches (or peaches) is that they have an interesting amount of vitamins and minerals.
Not in vain, among the most interesting vitamins include provitamin A, vitamin C, B1, B2, and B6. While in regard to minerals, including potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, chlorine, iron, copper and manganese.
High content of natural antioxidants
As we also indicated, peaches also have beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant that, among other aspects, helps prevent the onset of cancer.
Also, did you know that natural antioxidants help in a totally natural way when it comes to reducing the negative action of free radicals?
Useful against constipation
Peaches are especially interesting in case of constipation causes, thanks mainly to its contribution to insoluble fiber. In fact, 100 grams of peaches provide around 1.5 grams of fiber.
This is essential to help us maintain an adequate intestinal transit, favoring a correct and regular intestinal transit.
Did you know that they are ideal for diabetics?
Peaches are a fruit suitable for people with diabetes because they are a food with a low carbohydrate content. To this is added its contribution in fiber, so it helps that carbohydrates are absorbed progressively.
This helps, precisely, to avoid that peaks of sugar in the blood take place, with their evident risks for the health.
Other properties of the most interesting peaches
But it also provides a diverse amount of acids: nicotinic acid, pantothenic acid, malic acid and citric acid.
Because of these main characteristics, they can be ideal in childhood during the phase of bone growth, tissues and the nervous system in childhood and adolescence.
They also help against problems of constipation favoring a correct intestinal transit, and in cases of anemia, gout, or even when it comes to preventing cardiovascular and degenerative problems (helps to reduce high cholesterol).