Dried fruits are loaded with vitamins and minerals. They"re also rich in calcium and phosphorus, which are very important for healthy teeth and bones. Vitamins such as folic acid and Vitamin B12 help in the formation of RBC and these are vitamins are abundantly found in peaches.
Dried peaches are a healthy snack low in fats and cholesterol and high in carbohydrates, fiber and useful minerals. They are low in sodium and have good amounts of potassium. This helps to maintain the blood pressure and reduces water retention. Potassium is also important for active muscles and nerves.
Very good source of iron, which helps in respiration at the cellular level by synthesizing hemoglobin that helps to carry oxygen to cells. Good source of copper, which reduces the risk of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, enhances the activity of enzymes that are needed to maintain the elasticity of blood vessels, ligaments and joints.
Good source of manganese, which is an essential cofactor in many enzymatic reactions in the body, especially in the production of energy and antioxidants defenses. Good source of magnesium. It helps in relieving fatigue, relaxing the muscles, nerves and blood vessels, thus relieving the symptoms of asthma, migraine headaches, tension and soreness in muscles etc.
Very good source of Vitamin A and beta-carotene. They enhance the eyesight, fight against acne, and result in smooth radiant skin. Beta-carotene is also a natural anti-oxidant. Moderate source (fresh ones are good sources) of Vitamin C, a natural water soluble antioxidant. It enhances the body's immune system, increases the elasticity of skin and blood vessels, and prevents bruising of the skin.
Vitamin C and copper together act as natural antioxidants, which scavenge the free radicals that oxidize fats, preserves the integrity of cell membranes and protects our body by reducing the risk of inflammatory, cardiovascular and degenerative diseases. Good source of B-group vitamins like riboflavin and niacin that are essential to enhance the energy production from the foods and for various enzymatic reactions in the body.
Very good source of soluble dietary fiber. It adds roughage to the contents of the intestines, promotes satiety, maintains the blood glucose and also helps in relieving constipation, hemorrhoids, diverticular disorders, etc.
High dietary fiber creates a sense of fullness in the stomach, thus it also aids weight loss. Fiber rich pears also help lower cholesterol levels in the blood, thus promoting cardiovascular health. High dietary fiber also reduce the risk of colon cancer.