Peaches

Peaches

Peaches

Peaches have a wonderfully sweet flavor when they are ripe.  When a peach is ripe it has a creamy yellow and red color, as pictured.  Select peaches that are beginning to get soft.  Very hard peaches may not ripen properly, and green peaches will not develop their proper flavor.  Peaches can be ripened on the kitchen counter, but ripe peaches should be stored in the refrigerator.  (See enlarged photo of a peach half)

Peaches

Peaches

Peaches are a good source of vitamin A (in the form of carotenes), potassium and fiber.  See more complete nutrition information in the chart below.

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Peaches, raw

Scientific Name: Prunus persica

NDB No: 09236

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
1 medium (2-1/2″ dia) (approx 4 per lb) 
——-
98.0 g
Proximates
Water
g
87.66
74
0.152
85.907
Energy
kcal
43
0
 
42.140
Energy
kj
180
0
 
176.400
Protein
g
0.70
87
0.015
0.686
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.09
5
0.004
0.088
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
11.10
0
 
10.878
Fiber, total dietary
g
2.0
0
 
1.960
Ash
g
0.46
86
0.008
0.451
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
5
5
1.066
4.900
Iron, Fe
mg
0.11
84
0.010
0.108
Magnesium, Mg
mg
7
85
0.207
6.860
Phosphorus, P
mg
12
84
0.356
11.760
Potassium, K
mg
197
45
5.030
193.060
Sodium, Na
mg
0
43
0.191
0.000
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.14
5
0.037
0.137
Copper, Cu
mg
0.068
84
0.003
0.067
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.047
84
0.004
0.046
Selenium, Se
mcg
0.4
1
 
0.392
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
6.6
5
1.115
6.468
Thiamin
mg
0.017
4
0.003
0.017
Riboflavin
mg
0.041
4
0.004
0.040
Niacin
mg
0.990
3
0.025
0.970
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.170
0
 
0.167
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.018
2
 
0.018
Folate, total
mcg
3
8
0.339
2.940
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
 
0.000
Folate, food
mcg
3
8
0.339
2.940
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
3
0
 
2.940
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
 
0.000
Vitamin A, IU
IU
535
3
31.565
524.300
Vitamin A, RE
mcg_RE
54
3
3.157
52.920
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
0.700
0
 
0.686
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.010
0
 
0.010
4:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
6:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
8:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
10:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
12:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
14:0
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
16:0
g
0.009
1
 
0.009
18:0
g
0.001
1
 
0.001
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.034
0
 
0.033
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.001
1
 
0.001
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.034
1
 
0.033
20:1
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.045
0
 
0.044
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.044
1
 
0.043
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.001
1
 
0.001
18:4
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
0.000
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
 
0.000
Phytosterols
mg
10
0
 
9.800
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.002
2
 
0.002
Threonine
g
0.027
2
 
0.026
Isoleucine
g
0.020
2
 
0.020
Leucine
g
0.040
2
 
0.039
Lysine
g
0.023
2
 
0.023
Methionine
g
0.017
2
 
0.017
Cystine
g
0.006
2
 
0.006
Phenylalanine
g
0.022
2
 
0.022
Tyrosine
g
0.018
2
 
0.018
Valine
g
0.038
2
 
0.037
Arginine
g
0.018
2
 
0.018
Histidine
g
0.013
2
 
0.013
Alanine
g
0.042
2
 
0.041
Aspartic acid
g
0.117
2
 
0.115
Glutamic acid
g
0.106
2
 
0.104
Glycine
g
0.024
2
 
0.024
Proline
g
0.029
2
 
0.028
Serine
g
0.032
2
 
0.031

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 14 (July 2001)

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