The origin of the peach fruit is China but it is now grown anywhere in the world where there is a warm climate. It is quite common to find peach in Europe, especially in countries around the Mediterranean.
Peach and Healing
Eighty to Ninety percent of peach is made up of water. It doesn’t contain too much calories and can be used as a diuretic or for cleansing the body. There are also a load of beneficial nutrients in peach. These include protein, biotin, carbohydrates, beta-carotene, starch, fat, phosphorous, fibre, selenium, sodium, vegetable fat, organic acids, calcium, magnesium, and mineral salts.
Nutritionists will encourage you to use peaches as frequently as you can in your meals. An expert Nutritionist once told me I should drink the juice from peach regularly without adding sugar. Making compote on your own is also a good idea. You could make jam, or something like that, and consume that all through the year.
Apart from nutritional benefits, Peaches also have medicinal benefits. They can be used for a number of medical purposes like treating acne, rheumatic diseases, asthma, infections, anemia, swollen legs, tooth disease, bloating, oral cavity cancer, stomach discomfort, heart diseases, thyroid, vascular diseases, bladder or urinary tract problems, bronchitis, weak immune system, obesity, anxiety, memory loss, and impotence.
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