The peach fruit was first domesticated and cultivated in China. Alexander the Great brought it to Greece, through Persia and this is the reason it’ s first name was “Persian apple”. The peach fruit is a symbol of youth and immortality.
How to choose the best peaches
When it is cut open, the fruit can stay fresh for about 3 days without being refrigerated. A ripe peach is soft to the touch and has a nice smell. Hard peaches with no fragrance should be avoided.
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Peaches are high in fiber, antioxidant molecules of all kinds and minerals. They contain an amount of vitamin C and its action is enhanced by the flavonoid pigments, especially in the yellow peaches and blood peaches.
Why it’s good for you
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