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National Peach Month: Health Benefits of Peaches

July is National Peach Month. Peaches are in season in the summer, so let’s take a look at some of their health benefits according to the Produce for Better Health Foundation!

Nutritional Content

Peaches are naturally low in fat, free of saturated fat, cholesterol-free, sodium-free, and a good source of vitamin C.

How to Select

When selecting fresh peaches, choose peaches with firm, fuzzy skins that yield to gentle pressure. Those are the ripest!

How to Store

Peaches are best stored in a paper bag when under-ripe. When ripe, store at room temperature for 1-2 days.

To learn more, visit fruitsandveggies.org!