5. Peaches Are Good for Digestion

Digest

A medium-sized peach can give you up to 6-9% of the fiber your body needs daily. This helps prevent constipation and manage blood sugar, and has soluble fiber, acting like a prebiotic. It helps the good bacteria do their job. And the insoluble fiber adds bulk, assisting your food to move through the gut better.

Even the flower buds are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for digestive disorders and contraction movements in the intestines.

4. Your Vision Is Protected by Eating Peaches

Protect Your Vision

Eating peaches is great for maintaining eye health; it supports the eye’s retina and lens. It lowers aging risks of macular degeneration and cataracts. This is due to the antioxidant’s lutein and zeaxanthin.

New studies say peaches may help with xerophthalmia, the drying out of conjunctiva and tear ducts due to a vitamin A deficiency, resulting in ulcers and night blindness.

3. Peaches Can Promote Weight Loss

weight loss

Since peaches are high in fiber and help control heart issues, they can help lower your weight, because they fill you up and are very satisfying with fewer calories.

Related: 10 Fruits That Fight Fat

2. Boosts the Immune System

Immune System Foods

Peaches are high in vitamins C and A, which help the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. It strengthens and protects so the immune system can fight against bad bacteria and viruses.

1. Possible Help with Cancer and Brain Health

Cancer

There are more studies being done that show promise in peaches slowing growth in breast and colon cancers, and also possibly assisting with oxidative stress on brain health and bone health.

Enjoy those peaches as much as you can; they are so beneficial to your health and taste wonderful.

Related: 12 Fruits and Veggies That Keep You Feeling Full and Satisfied

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