Summer isn’t complete without the juicy bite of a peach, nectarine or apricot!
And fortunately for you, that bite comes with a mouthful of healthy nutrients.
Apricots, peaches and nectarines come with a wide array of great health benefits. Apricots are an excellent source of vitamin A which promotes overall eye health. They contain iron that can help those who are anemic. They also have good-for-you fiber and are a very low calorie snack.
Peaches and nectarines are genetically very similar (only difference is nectarines aren’t fuzzy) and similar from a nutrition standpoint. Both are a good source of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that helps maintain your immune system. Peaches and nectarines also contain potassium, a necessary electrolyte for heart and nervous system functioning, blood pressure control, kidney health and preventing cardiovascular disease.
Dripping with juice and boasting so much goodness, it’s hard not to love these summer fruits!