It is Peach Season! The health benefits of peaches should not be ignored. Those fuzzy globes of deliciousness help nourish your body and protect your eyes, could aid in weight loss and are beneficial for your heart.
Peaches are a great source of beta carotene (a compound that is converted to vitamin A in the body, and which is essential to the health of our eyes). Individuals with vision problems are often deficient in beta carotene, so consuming peaches will help with the beta carotene levels and nourish the health of your eyes. It also helps in prevention of night blindness and age-related macular degeneration.
Protection Against Toxins
Peaches are a great way to cleanse out toxins from your colon, kidneys, stomach and liver. The high fibre content expels toxic excess waste matter from your colon.
Peaches help in Weight Loss
Including lots of fresh ripe juicy fruit in your diet is a great way to help control your hunger and lose weight. Peaches contain natural fruit sugars, so they do not raise your blood sugar or levels of insuline. The sweetness of this fruit also controls food cravings you may have.
Aid in prevention of cancer
Peaches are incredibly high in antioxidants. Particularly, they contain an antioxidant called chlorogenic acid, which is known to protect the body from cancer and other chronic diseases. This antioxidant is also responsible for reducing inflammation and helps slow the aging process.
Great for your Heart Health
Peaches are high in iron and vitamin K, two important substances for keeping the heart healthy. Vitamin K prevents the blood from clotting and protects against a myriad of heart diseases. Iron keeps the blood healthy and strong.
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Peaches contain potassium and potassium is excellent for reducing kidney related diseases. It also helps to cleanse your bladder. The concentration of potassium and other vitamins in this amazing little fruit allows your body to maintain normal kidney and liver function.
Peaches contain high levels of Vitamin C that benefits the youthfulness of our skin. They help slow the aging process thus reducing the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Peaches help to regenerate your skin tissue.
Peach when applied to the skin and rinsed off with lukewarm water not only moisturises the skin but also leaves it supple and soft. You can also rub peach juice on your skin to get its glow back. Have fun with it!
Keep enjoying the aromatic, succulent and incredibly healthy peaches!