Why not celebrate this fuzzy, sweet fruit this month?
August is National Peach Month and for good reason with all the farmers markets bringing them to the table. This sweet fruit is more than just yummy to eat, it is packed with vitamins and nutrients to help you get going each day!
1.) High in fiber which aids in digestion and helps you stay full longer.
2.) Filled with antioxidants.
3.) High in phenolic and carotenoid compounds which help prevent cancer.
4.) High in vitamin C which helps maintain healthy skin.
5.) Also high in beta-carotene which helps improve eye health.
6.) Useful in pregnancy because they are packed with many essential vitamins and minerals.
7.) Contain magnesium which can help in managing stress and anxiety.
8.) Studies have shown that peaches have some anti-inflammatory properties.
9.) Peaches boost your immune system.
10.) Are a great source of zinc, which has anti-aging properties.
11.) Contain phosphorous which aids in strengthening bones and teeth.
12.) Peaches are great at detoxifying the body.
13. Are a good source of iron.
* Disclaimer: I am not a nutritionist or a medical professional. These are healthy suggestions based solely on personal experiences, personal opinions, and light research.