Stay in the ‘peach’ of health

 

Belonging to the Rosaceae family, peaches were initially cultivated in China but are today grown in different parts of the world. Packed with minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, they have a number of health benefits…
– Trying to lose weight? A single peach contains about 50 calories. So not only is the fruit low cal but it also keeps you fuller for longer. – The beta carotene present in peaches is good for your eye health. It also ensures that blood circulation in the body is on track. – Not only do peaches help those who suffer from hairfall but it is also an excellent moisturiser for the skin. Whether you use beauty products that contain peach extracts or use peach pulp as a face mask, your skin will thank you for it. – The vitamin C present in peaches help remove dark circles. – Peaches contain phytochemicals called phenols. These are antioxidants that are known to combat diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases. – If you have gout or rheumatism, make peaches a regular part of your diet because of their laxative effect. – The fruit also contains minerals like potassium, iron and fluoride — all essential for good overall health. – Remove toxins from your body with peaches. The fibre and potassium present in the fruit reduces kidney related diseases.