My mom is very concerned about healthy lifestyles, proper nutrition and natural products. She tries to buy only high-quality products, and especially carefully chooses fruits and vegetables that come to our table. A few years ago, strange peaches appeared on store shelves, which sellers called figs.
Not only were they strange in shape, but also the name is strange. Naturally, everyone immediately decided that it was a terrible Chinese hybrid, that a peach was crossed with a fig and, in general, it was a wrong peach. So my mother did not buy them until one day she started talking about them with her foreign friend. She told her that these peaches are not hybrid at all, besides, they are very useful.
Since then, during the season, we have these peaches at home all the time. Today we will debunk the myths about these wonderful fruits and talk about the health benefits of peaches.
So, first, let’s talk about the pedigree of this fruit in order to understand that it is completely safe. This is not a hybrid, no one crossed a fig with a peach. What’s more, botanists say it’s impossible. In fact, fig peaches are not as exotic as you might think. It was brought to Europe in the 19th century, and in the southern regions of our country, it appeared at the end of the century.
In the USSR, in Central Asia, he was well known and raised. So he is not so alien to our region and certainly has nothing to do with crossing experiments. From figs, it only has a similar appearance.
Now it’s time to talk about the benefits of this handsome man. The pulp of a fig peach is rich in vitamins B, E, C, as well as beta-carotene, pectin, organic acids and various microelements. Eating peaches in food helps to improve health and rejuvenate the body. Fruits enhance the body’s ability to resist infections.
Peaches also improve brain function. Fruits are also useful for young children, because they help to strengthen the immune system and improve digestion. Fig peaches will help pregnant women survive toxicosis in the first trimester. One peach will take away the nausea. In addition, the fruit contains a lot of vitamin B5 and folic acid. Namely, this combination contributes to the normal development of the fetus.
Unusual peaches are also good for those who want to lose weight. Although fruits contain a lot of carbohydrates, they have no fat and a small amount of calories (60 kcal per 100 g). This means that they can be eaten even during diets. The fig peach is a great snack.
So, fig peaches will help with many ailments.
- Malfunctions of the cardiovascular system. Thanks to their composition, they help to improve the functioning of the heart.
- Weakened immune system Peach pulp improves immunity and helps the body to better resist infections.
- Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Peaches help with a burning sensation in the esophagus, they cope well with stagnant processes in the intestines. Regular consumption of peaches will help improve the digestive process.
- Disruption of the kidneys, gallbladder and liver.
- Dry skin.
- There is even speculation that peaches help prevent cancer. Eating fig peaches will help cleanse the body of toxins, since these fruits have a mild diuretic effect. In addition, thanks to the use of peaches, you can improve stool and get rid of constipation. And all thanks to the dietary fiber in the composition.
Peaches replenish the amount of iron in the body and are useful for people with anemia. In addition, potassium, which is present in the composition of flat peaches, makes the human heart and blood vessels much more resilient and stronger.
A fig peach eaten on an empty stomach in the morning saves a pregnant woman from nausea. The fruit almost never causes an allergic reaction, so it can be consumed by both children and women in the position and during breastfeeding. Also, on the basis of peach pulp, you can make a face mask that moisturizes and rejuvenates the skin.
There are not so many contraindications to the use of peaches: diabetes mellitus, allergic reaction, individual intolerance. And in all other cases it is possible and even necessary to eat peaches, because they are damn useful. If you’re tired of eating raw, you can make an awesome peach curd pie. The perfect summer dessert!
While summer is in full swing, you need to enjoy the gifts of nature and have all the fruits that can be found on the shelves. It is very important to eat fruit in order to saturate the body with these unique vitamins. Now, not only the season of peaches is in full swing, but also, for example, watermelons. But these striped giants are also extremely useful for our body. So lean on fruit without denying yourself anything!