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Peaches

Nutrition Benefits

Low in cholesterol: may help reduce high blood pressure.

Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and helps the immune system.

Selection

Look for peaches that are firm, have a fuzzy skin, and have a yellow tint. Avoid peaches that have a green tint.

Storing

Store at room temperature in paper bag to ripen. Store at room temperature for up to 2 days once peach is ripe.

Cleaning

Rinse peaches under cool running water before eating.

Preparing

Cut the peach around the pit using a sharp knife. Gently twist the peach to get two halves. Remove the pit using your fingers. Add peaches to yogurt or fruit salad.

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