HEALTH: If you are 24 years old and above, Peach is a fruit that your body demands:

By: Amb. Agim Godwin Apple

At 56, I woke up strong and healthy every morning.

Yellow peaches are sweet and juicy. They are big, beautiful, and just a little fuzzy.

They are best enjoyed fresh on their own or in your favorite, presently the African Development Concepts is undergoing a pilot project on growing and establishment of peach plants headed by Engr. Agim Godwin Apple, in Cross River State, Nigeria.

The Health benefits:

Peaches provide a variety of health benefits due to their rich nutrient content. Such as:

Nutrient-rich: Peaches are packed with essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, potassium, and dietary fiber. These nutrients contribute to overall health and wellbeing.

Antioxidant properties: Peaches contain antioxidants such as vitamin C and beta-carotene.

These antioxidants help to neutralize harmful free radicals in the body, reducing oxidative stress and supporting the immune system.

Supports digestion: Peaches are a good source of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion and helps prevent constipation.

Fiber also promotes a healthy gut by providing a suitable environment for beneficial gut bacteria to thrive.

Heart health: The potassium content in peaches can help maintain healthy blood pressure levels. Additionally, the antioxidants in peaches may reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases by preventing the oxidation of LDL cholesterol.

Eye health: Peaches contain several beneficial nutrients for eye health, such as vitamin A and beta-carotene.

These compounds help protect against age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and promote good vision.

Skin health: The high vitamin C content in peaches promotes the production of collagen, a protein important for skin elasticity and strength. Vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant, protecting the skin from damage caused by free radicals.

Hydration: Peaches have a high water content, making them hydrating and beneficial for maintaining proper fluid balance in the body.

It’s important to note that while peaches offer health benefits, individual experiences may vary. It’s always a good idea to incorporate a variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet to truly reap the benefits of a well-rounded and balanced nutrition plan.

©️ Ambassador Agim Godwin Apple [email protected]

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