Peaches-Medical News Today and stylecraze
- Stone fruit like peaches, plums and nectarines have been shown to ward off obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease
- excellent source of the strong antioxidant vitamin C, peaches can also help combat the formation of free radicals known to cause cancer
- The fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and choline content in peaches all support heart health.
- Peaches Are Rich In Antioxidants
- Peaches contain a unique combination of bioactive compounds that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. According to a study, replacing sugary drinks with fresh fruit juice rich in polyphenols (like peaches) can help lower the cardiovascular risk factors (20).
- The fiber, vitamin C, and potassium in peaches also support heart health.
- The dietary fiber in peaches helps regulate and improve digestion (22). And in addition to being good for digestion, the fruit also acts as a diuretic – it helps cleanse your kidneys and the bladder (23).
- Detoxification is something that doesn’t receive much attention. But, it is as important as anything else you undertake to keep yourself healthy. According to a report published by the University of Minnesota, peaches contain vitamins A, C, and E and selenium – all of which act as antioxidants and aid detoxification (29).
- Peaches are good sources of folate that promotes brain health (47).
- Peaches are rich sources of vitamin A, a nutrient that helps regulate the immune system (48). Another nutrient that makes peaches great foods for boosting immunity is vitamin C (49).
- Promotes Stronger Bones And Teeth
- The vitamin C in peaches, apart from having numerous other benefits, also helps build bones and teeth (51). Vitamin C, along with iron, can help reduce lead absorption. This is required for the proper growth of tissues, repairing of cartilages, and the strengthening of the bones and teeth (52). The vitamin A in peaches also helps in promoting the health of bones and teeth
Lavender – www.livestrong.com and Medical News Today
- Research suggests that lavender may be useful for treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness.
- Some studies suggest that consuming lavender as a tea can help digestive issues such as vomiting, nausea, intestinal gas, upset stomach, and abdominal swelling.
- Lavender contains Vitamin A. The vitamin A in this floral food is excellent for your eye health. This vitamin helps prevent cataracts and age-related macular degeneration as well as night blindness, dry eyes and eye infections. It also keeps your skin and mucus membranes healthy.
- The calcium in lavender boosts the strength of your bones, warding off osteoporosis. It may also ease symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.
- Eat lavender to increase your iron intake. One serving has 2 mg of iron, a considerable portion of the 8 to 11 g you should consume each day. Iron helps make hemoglobin and myoglobin in your blood. Without adequate quantities of iron in your diet, you may develop anemia, a condition that makes you tired and listless
NOTE: The “plum” element in BooYAH! Lavender Peach Plum Shrub is derived from using Plum Vinegar together with Apple Cider Vinegar.