By Ashley Purnell
Originating from China, peaches have many health benefits including “relief from hypokalemia, cancer, obesity, cholesterol, blood stasis and neurodegenerative diseases. It helps in maintaining healthy vision, skin care, nervous system, healthy bones, and teeth. It has anti-aging properties and also helps in detoxification, as well as improving digestion and cellular health. It has a wealth of essential nutrients and antioxidants which are valuable during pregnancy and it helps in strengthening the immune system” (Organic Facts) Even better, peaches are approved for the TLS 21 Day Challenge!
August is National Peach Month and we love that one of our favorite fruits has its own celebratory month! Did you know that peaches are great for stomach issues? Try peaches to aid in digestion, they also have a diuretic effect – eat peaches to cleanse your kidneys and bladder. Peaches have a natural soothing effect and can even help to calm a sour stomach.
If you find yourself hungry mid-afternoon, peaches make an ideal snack between meals. Eating a peach can give you the feeling of being full, so you will eat less which is great for losing weight! Add a juicy peach to your next TLS nutrition shake creation.
What’s your favorite fruit that deserves its own month? Tell us in the comments below!