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Nectarines the Nectar of the Gods

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

The name “nectarine” comes from the sweet food the Gods ate “Nectar”. Nectarines are sweet, succulent and firm, all at the same time

Another glorious day, the air as delicious to the lungs as nectar to the tongue.”John Muir

Nectarines juice and sweet
Nectarines Delicious and Juicy

10 benefits, interesting facts and uses of Nectarines:

  1. Nectarines is a good source of potassium and Vitamin A & C

  2. Nectarine has twice the amount of Vitamin A than a peach. Vitamin A can help the T cells (that are responsible for immunity) in the gut to navigate to the required areas to repair and maintenance the system and the development of white blood cells. Vitamin A can enhance vision and eye health

  3. Nectarines have an abundance of antioxidants such as Vitamin C, zinc and beta-carotene which will boost the immune system

  4. Vitamin C in food helps better absorb iron intake into the systems, and can help prevent anemia

  5. Nectarines are high in pectin and soluble fiber, that helps control blood cholesterol levels

  6. Nectarines skin is insoluble fiber and helps prevent constipation and help maintaining good digestive health

  7. Nectarines water content is approximately 87%

  8. When choosing nectarines, the riper they are, they get a sweeter aromatic smell

  9. Nectarines do not contain saturated fat, and are consider a healthy snack option

  10. 100 grams of nectarines have 10.55 grams of carbohydrates

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