August is National Peach Month

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August is National Peach Month. Peaches offer many health benefits, ranging from obesity protection, to skin care, to potential cancer prevention. Sink your teeth into one today!

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August is National Peach Month

  1. 1. National Peach Month ENJOY ONE. THEY ARE DELICIOUS.
  2. 2. Benefits of Peaches, Part I Peaches are packed with vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, fiber, potassium, Beta Carotene, and even folates. Eye Health- peaches are filled of Beta Carotene, that helps to improve blood flow to the entire body, including the eyes. Skin Care – Peaches are packed full of Vitamin C, that helps to rejuvenate the skin. Weight Control – One large peach only has ~60 calories with no fats at all, and 10% of daily fiber requirements.
  3. 3. Benefits of Peaches, Part II Toxin Cleanser- fiber and potassium also help to cleanse out the colon, kidneys, stomach and liver, all which are good to keep healthy. Abundant in Antioxidants– Peaches are packed full of antioxidants, such as lycopene (lowers risk of prostrate complications and aids in heart vessels), and chlorogenic acids (helps scavenge free radicals known to case cancers) Plethora of minerals – The list includes potassium (helps regulate heart rate and blood pressure), fluoride (essential for prevention of dental cavities, and iron (required for red blood cell formation)
  4. 4. Peach Recipes
  5. 5. Go Enjoy Some! Presentation bought to you by

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