Fruit Medley

Snowcrest Fruit Medley is a colourful blend of fresh-picked, tender peaches, plump strawberries and juicy, sweet blueberries. Together the blend is packed with an array of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, that help maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. All the fruits are harvested and frozen at the “peak of perfection”™ and as a result the combination is a perfect blend of taste and nutrition.

Health and Nutritional Facts of Peaches

Also see blueberries and strawberries for nutritional information of the berries in Snowcrest Fruit Medley.

  • Peaches are low in calories and contain no saturated fats. Nonetheless, they are packed with numerous health promoting compounds, minerals and vitamins.
  • The total measured anti-oxidant strength (ORAC value) of 100 g peach fruit is 1814 TE (Trolex equivalents).
  • Peaches are a very good source of antioxidant vitamin C. Vitamin-C has anti-oxidant effects and is required for connective tissue synthesis in the body. Consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and help scavenge harmful free radicals.
  • Peaches are also moderate source of vitamin A and ß-carotene. ß-carotene is a pro-vitamin, which converts into vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is essential for vision. It is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in vitamin A is known to offer protection from lung and oral cavity cancers.
  • They are rich in many vital minerals such as potassium, fluoride and iron. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. Fluoride is a component of bones and teeth and is important for prevention of dental caries. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that help regulate heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Peaches contain many health promoting flavonoid poly phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, zeaxanthin and ß-cryptoxanthin. These compounds help act as protective scavengers against oxygen-derived free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that play a role in aging and various disease process.

Peaches Nutritive value per 100 g.
(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)

Principle

Nutrient Value

Percentage of RDA

Energy 39 Kcal 2%
Carbohydrates 9.54 g 7%
Protein 0.91 g 1.5%
Total Fat 0.25 g 1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g 4%

Vitamins

 

 

Folates 4 µg 1%
Niacin 0.806 mg 5%
Pantothenic acid 0.153 mg 3%
Pyridoxine 0.025 mg 2%
Riboflavin 0.031 mg 2.5%
Thiamin 0.024 mg 2%
Vitamin A 326 IU 11%
Vitamin C 6.6 mg 11%
Vitamin E 0.73 mg 5%
Vitamin K 2.6 µg 2%

Electrolytes

 

 

Sodium 0 mg 0%
Potassium 190 mg 4%

Minerals

 

 

Calcium 6 mg 0.6%
Copper 0.068 mg 7.5%
Iron 0.25 mg 3%
Magnesium 9 mg 2%
Manganese 0.61 mg 3%
Phosphorus 11 mg 2%
Zinc 0.17 mg 1.5%

Phyto-nutrients

 

 

Carotene-ß 162 µg
Crypto-xanthin-ß 67 µg
Lutein-zeaxanthin 91 µg

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