Peach Fruit Is Packed With Nutrients and Antioxidants
This fruit is rich in many vitamins, minerals, and beneficial plant compounds (Photo: Internet)
Peach is a round shape with sweet yellow flesh, a slightly furry red and yellow skin, and a large seed in its center. This fruit has a lot of juice with light aroma and a pleasant sweet-sour taste.
Peach trees grow and develop well in cool climate conditions, the temperature is from 18-24 degrees Celsius. In Vietnam, this plant is grown mainly in the northern high mountains such as Sapa, Lang Son, Lai Chau or Ha Giang.
Nutritional composition of peaches
The nutrient content in 150g of peach meat is analyzed as follows:
Protein: 1 g
Fat: less than 1 g
Carbs: 14 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin C: 17% daily value
Vitamin A: 10% daily value
Potassium: 8% daily value
Niacin: 6% daily value
Vitamin E: 5% of the item’s value
Vitamin K: 5% daily value
Dong: 5% of daily value
Manganese: 5% daily value
Health Benefits Of Peach
Peach has lots of amazing benefits for your health (Photo: Internet)
Thanks to the rich nutrition, peach is a good fruit for your health. Here are the health benefits of peaches.
Promotes skin and eye health
Peach contains beta-carotene which is an essential nutrient in maintaining eye health and preventing skin damage. Beta-carotene also helps to maintain a youthful appearance by tightening pores.
Improves for the heart’s health
Eating peach regularly may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by controlling cholesterol. Some studies have shown that peaches can lower “bad” cholesterol (LDL), so it helps to improve the health of heart.
Helps to prevent cancer
Like most fruits, peach provide beneficial plant compound including carotenoids, polyphenols, etc. which offer some protection against various cancers. All of them protect your body from cancer by limiting the formation, growth, and spread of cancerous cells.
Boost immune system
Improve immunity is one of health benefits of peach. Peach is rich in nutrients and antioxidants including vitamin C, polyphenols and carotenoids, etc. All of them can help to protect your body against aging and illnesses, including cancer.
Aids in Healthy Digestion
Peach is a high-fiber foods and that is the reason why it can improve the digestion. The insoluble fiber in peach helps in healthy bowel movement. On the other hand, the soluble fiber provides many good bacteria, which help to maintain a healthy gut.
This fruit is contains high dietary fiber, iron, folate, and Vitamin C. Folate present ensures the proper absorption of iron from the other food that you eat. On the other hand, because of nutrition-rich foods, peach is a great fruit for pregnant women.
3 Delicious Dishes With Peaches You Can Make At Home
Peach is a great ingredient for making cakes; soft drinks like peach juice or sparkling water with peach flavor; and jams.
Perfectly sweetened peach jam is fantastic for every occasion (Photo: Internet)
You can eat peach jam directly; mix with water and add ice to make a delicious cooling drink. It is also convenient for breakfast because there is already an attractive bread jam.
Fresh ripe peaches: 6
White sugar: 100 grams
Lemon juice: 50 ml
Salt: 1 teaspoon
How to make
Step 1: Prepare the peach
Remove the stalks of peach, and wash them with water.
Bring a pot of water to a boil, then add 1 teaspoon of salt and stir to dissolve. Add the peaches and turn them over so that all surfaces are submerged in the boiling water for 10 seconds.
Take the peaches out and immediately put them in ice cold water for about 10 seconds.
Remove the peaches to a basket and peel the peaches starting from the tip to the stem.
Step 2: Grind peaches
Slice the peeled peaches into pieces, removing the seeds.
Put the peaches in the blender. Add to it 100 grams of white sugar, 50 ml of lemon juice and blend well.
Step 3: Make jam
Pour the peaches after grinding into a pot and place on the stove over medium heat for about 20 minutes.
Until you see the mixture has a viscous phenomenon.
Allow to cool, then pour into a clean glass jar and keep in the refrigerator for about 15 days.
Peach and lemongrass tea
The peach iced tea is summer perfection (Photo: Internet)
1 yellow orange
40ml peach syrup
20ml orange syrup
2 tea bags filter
5 lemongrass plants
2 pieces of box peaches
Some ice cubes
How to make
Orange: Wash the and cut them in half. Cut one piece into thin slices and squeeze the other half.
Lemongrass: Cut off the stem and leaves, wash and then cut into chunks. Next, you smash the lemongrass then put it in the pot and add 400ml of water. Boil water on high heat. After the lemongrass water is boiled, turn off the heat. Put two tea bags in a glass, add lemongrass juice just boiled and brew the tea for 10-15 minutes, then take out the filter bag.
Peach: Cut into bite-sized slices.
Put squeezed orange juice into a cup of lemongrass tea. Add sugar syrup, peach syrup and orange syrup, using a spoon to gently dissolve the mixture.
Place ice cubes , sliced peach, and orange into the glass.
Baked peaches with honey butter
The delicious taste of peaches combines perfectly with butter and honey (Photo: Internet)
Ripe peaches: 4
Raw honey: 2 tablespoons
Butter: 80 grams
Thick cream: 150 ml
Mascarpone: 250 grams
Vanilla: 1 teaspoon
Thinly grated almonds: 1 teaspoon
How to make
Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
Peel the peaches, halve them, and remove the seeds.
Place the peach halves in a baking tray. Between each peach, put a small piece of butter. Drizzle honey on top of peaches. Bake for 20 minutes.
Mix the mascarpone well in the heavy cream with the vanilla and then put the mixture in the refrigerator.
After the peach is finished baking, take it out and put it on a plate. Take out the whipped cream from the fridge and cover it. Finally sprinkle on almonds and you have a delicious honey butter peach sauce covered with cream.
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