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Peach Nutrition Information

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author image Laurie Beebe, MS, RD, LD
Laurie Beebe is a registered dietitian with more than 25 years of experience in hospital and university settings. She is certified in adult weight management and trained in personal coaching. She is a graduate of the University of Florida and earned her master's degree from Case Western Reserve University.
Peach Nutrition Information
Fresh peaches Photo Credit Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Kanko

Peaches are a fleshy fruit with a fuzzy skin, available fresh during the summer season. They can be eaten alone, cooked into a sweet dessert, or used to complement chicken and pork dishes.

Calories

Peach Nutrition Information
raw peaches Photo Credit Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Gordana Adamovic-Mladenovic

One large raw peach weighing approximately 6 ounces provides about 70 calories.

Energy-Yielding Nutrients

Peach Nutrition Information
Grilled peaches Photo Credit Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Mike McCune

Most of the calories are provided by 17 grams of carbohydrate in the form of fruit sugars. There are 1.5 grams of protein and 0.4 grams of fat in one large peach.

Vitamins

Peach Nutrition Information
Peaches provide vitamins C and A. Photo Credit Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of jenny downing

One large peach contains 570 International Units of vitamin A, which is more than 10 percent of the daily recommended amount. More than 20 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C is provided, or 12 milligrams. Peaches are a very poor source of B complex vitamins and vitamin E.

Minerals

Peach Nutrition Information
Peaches provide potassium. Photo Credit Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Sharon Mollerus

There is no sodium in peaches. One large peach provides 332 mg potassium, nearly 10 percent of the daily recommended amount. There are 10 milligrams of calcium, 30 of phosphorus, 16 of magnesium, 0.4 of iron and 0.3 of zinc in the average peach.

Fiber

Peach Nutrition Information
Skinless peaches have less fiber. Photo Credit Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Tiffa Day

One fresh large peach provides 2 grams of fiber. Most of the fiber is in the skin.

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