The Balanced Peach
Peaches are the in the top five highest scoring fruit on the “Completeness Score™,” according to www.NutritionData.com. The scale analyzes how complete a food is with respect to 23 essential nutrients. Peaches give you a healthy mix of many different essential nutrients – instead of just a few.
In addition to being light on the pocketbook, peaches are also low in calories. A medium-size Georgia peach contains only 38 calories, which is fewer than comparable-sized apples or pears.
In addition to being low-calorie, like all fruits and vegetables, Georgia peaches are cholesterol-free. Another plus: Georgia peaches are especially filling. Their 87 percent water content makes them a perfect between-meal snack; but there’s more. Georgia peaches also provide natural plant compounds called flavonoids, which research suggests may help prevent cancer and heart disease. So enjoy a Georgia peach! You’ll be on your way to better health by getting at least five servings of fruits and vegetables a day.
Georgia peaches are packed with natural goodness. They’re not only delicious, but incredibly nutritious. Several major nutrients, including vitamins A (beta-carotene), C and potassium are packed into each Georgia peach. They’re also an excellent source of fiber and are good for blood sugar and keeping cholesterol levels low.
Did you know a single, medium-sized Georgia Peach: