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Peach

Peach

Description

The peach is a sweet, tart, pinkish-yellow fruit of the peach tree - a drupe called the Prunus persica. This fruit is a good source of potassium and provitamin A carotenoids.

Available from May to October, with peak supplies in July and August.

Note: A bright, fresh appearance with a yellowish or creamy background signifies a good quality peach. Green ground color suggest the peach was immature when picked and will not ripen well.

Caloric Content

1 2 3
Calories: 37 60 44
Protein: .61 .37 .36 gm
Carbohydrates:9.6516.1511.79 gm
Fiber: .56 .24 .24 gm
Total fats: .08 .08 .03 gm
Saturated fats:.009 .008 .002 gm
Unsaturated fats: .069 .066 .022 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 0 mg



1. Raw - 115 grams
2. Canned, Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
3. Canned, Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams

4 5 6
Calories: 18 77 32
Protein: .34 .38 .31 gm
Carbohydrates:4.7021.118.55 gm
Fiber: .24 .23 .15 gm
Total fats: .04 .02 .08 gm
Saturated fats:.005 .002.008 gm
Unsaturated fats:.038 .020.065 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 0 mg



4. Canned, Water - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams
5. Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
6. Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams

7 8
Calories: 311 235
Protein:4.69 1.56 gm
Carbohydrates:79.759.94 gm
Fiber:3.81 1.00 gm
Total fats: .99 .33 gm
Saturated fats:.107 .035 gm
Unsaturated fats:.838 .280 gm
Cholesterol: 0 0 mg



7. Dried - 10 halves, 130 grams
8. Frozen, Sweetened - 1 cup slices, 250 grams

Vitamin Content

1 2 3
Vitamin A: 465 269 286 IU
Thiamine:.015.009.007 mg
Vitamin B-2:.036.019.020 mg
Vitamin B-6:.016.015.015 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 0 mcg
Biotin: 2 - - mcg
Niacin:.861.497.480 mg
Pantothenic Acid:.148.041.041 mg
Folic acid: 3 2.6 2.6 mcg
Vitamin C: 5.7 2.2 1.9 mg
Vitamin E: - - - IU



1. Raw - 115 grams
2. Canned, Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
3. Canned, Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams

4 5 6
Vitamin A: 410 106 208 IU
Thiamine:.007.009.015 mg
Vitamin B-2:.015.017.015 mg
Vitamin B-6:.015.015.015 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 0 mcg
Biotin: - - - mcg
Niacin:.401.421.616 mg
Pantothenic Acid:.039.041.039 mg
Folic acid: 2.6 2.5 2.5 mcg
Vitamin C: 2.2 1 2.3 mg
Vitamin E: - - - IU



4. Canned, Packed in Water - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams
5. Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
6. Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams

7 8 USRDA
Vitamin A:2812 7095000 IU
Thiamine: .003 .033 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2: .276 .088 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6: .087 .045 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12: 0 0 6 mcg
Biotin: - - 300 mcg
Niacin: 5.681.633 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid: - .330 10 mg
Folic acid: - - 400 mcg
Vitamin C: 6.3235.4 60 mg
Vitamin E: - - 30 IU



7. Dried - 10 halves, 130 grams
8. Frozen, Sweetened - 1 cup slices, 250 grams

Mineral Content

1 2 3
Calcium: 5 2 3 mg
Copper:.059.041.042 mg
Iron: .1 .22 .29 mg
Magnesium: 6 4 4 mg
Manganese:.041.036.037 mg
Phosphorus: 11 9 9 mg
Potassium: 171 74 79 mg
Selenium: .46 - - mcg
Sodium: 0 5 4 mg
Zinc: .12 .07 .07 mg



1. Raw - 115 grams
2. Canned, Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
3. Canned, Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams

4 5 6
Calcium: 2 3 4 mg
Copper:.042.041.039 mg
Iron: .24 .24 .23 mg
Magnesium: 4 4 4 mg
Manganese:.037.036.036 mg
Phosphorus: 11 9 8 mg
Potassium: 171 67 57 mg
Selenium: .46 - - mcg
Sodium: 0 6 4 mg
Zinc: .12 .07 .07 mg



4. Canned, Packed in Water - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams
5. Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
6. Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams

7 8 USRDA
Calcium: 37 61000 mg
Copper: .473.060 2 mg
Iron: 5.28 .93 18 mg
Magnesium: 54 12 400 mg
Manganese: .397.073 n/a mg
Phosphorus: 155 281000 mg
Potassium:1295 325 n/a mg
Selenium: - - n/a mcg
Sodium: 9 16 n/a mg
Zinc: .75 .13 15 mg



7. Dried - 10 halves, 130 grams
8. Frozen, Sweetened - 1 cup slices, 250 grams

Amino Acid Content

 1 2 3 4
Tryptophan:.002.001.001.001 gm
Threonine:.023.015.015.013 gm
Isoleucine:.017.011.011.010 gm
Leucine:.035.021.020.019 gm
Lysine:.02.012.011.011 gm
Methionine:.015.009.009.008 gm
Cysteine: .005.003.003.003 gm
Phenylalanine:.019.011.011.011 gm
Tyrosine: .016.010.010.008 gm
Valine:.033.020.020.018 gm
Arginine:.016.010.009.008 gm
Histidine:.011.006.006.006 gm
Alanine:.037.022.022.020 gm
Aspartic acid:.102.062.061.056 gm
Glutamic acid:.092.056.055.051 gm
Glycine: .021.013.013.012 gm
Proline:.025.015.015.014 gm
Serine:.028.017.017.015 gm



1. Raw - 115 grams
2. Canned, Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
3. Canned, Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
4. Canned, Packed in Water - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams

 5 6 7 8
Tryptophan:.001.001.013.005 gm
Threonine:.015 .012.183.060 gm
Isoleucine:.011.009.135.045 gm
Leucine:.022.018.265.088 gm
Lysine: .012.010.151.050 gm
Methionine:.009.008.113.038 gm
Cysteine:.003.002.038.013 gm
Phenylalanine:.012.010.148.050 gm
Tyrosine:.010.008.122.040 gm
Valine:.021.017.256.085 gm
Arginine:.010.008.12.040 gm
Histidine:.007.005.087.030 gm
Alanine:.023.018.28.093 gm
Aspartic acid:.063.052.783.260 gm
Glutamic acid:.058.047.712.238 gm
Glycine:.013.011.164.055 gm
Proline:.016.013.198.065 gm
Serine:.018.014.217.073 gm



5. Canned, Extra Heavy Syrup - 1 half, 1-3/4 tbls liquid, 81 grams
6. Canned, Extra Light Syrup - 1 half, 1-2/3 tbls liquid, 77 grams
7. Dried - 10 halves, 130 grams
8. Frozen, Sweetened - 1 cup slices, 250 grams

References

Kirschmann, John D. Nutrition Almanac: Nutrition Search. McGraw-Hill: New York. 1984.

Produce Availability & Merchandising Guide. The Packer. 1989.

Rosenthal, S. Fresh Food. E. P. Dutton: New York. 1978.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Composition of Foods: Fruits and Fruit Juices-Raw-Processed-Prepared. Washington D.C. 1982.

 


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