Nutrition for Peach

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Peach Nutrition Summary

One peach (147 grams or 0.3 lb) contains 62 calories and 1.3 grams of protein. Peach consist of 88% water, 10% carbohydrates, and less than 1% of protein or fat.

Peach is an excellent source of a few nutrients, including dietary fiber. It also contains significant amounts of potassium.

In one peach:

  • Calories: 62
  • Protein: 1.3 g
  • Dietary fiber: 2.2 g
  • Fat: 0.4 g
  • Sodium: 19.1 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar, saturated fat or cholesterol in peach.

See the Peach Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Peaches, yellow, raw.

Calories in Peach

Peach has 62 calories per peach or 42 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates.

87 percent of calories in peach are from carbohydrates, 8% of calories are from protein and 5% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Carbs

The majority, or 87% of the calories in peach are from carbohydrates. The carbs in peach are mostly in the form of dietary fiber (100%). 1 peach has 9% of daily values or 2.2 grams of dietary fiber.

  • Dietary fiber: 2.2 g
There is no significant amounts of sugar or starch in peach.

Calories from Fat

A small portion, or 5% the calories in peach are from fat. Peach is very low in total fat, with 0.4 grams per peach. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in peach are healthier unsaturated fats:

  • Total fat: 0.4 g
There is no significant amounts of cholestrol, saturated fat, monounsaturated fat or polyunsaturated fat in peach.

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Protein in Peach

One peach has 1.3 grams of protein or about 3% of daily recommended intake.

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Vitamins and Minerals in Peach

Peach is a source of potassium. It also contains significant amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, niacin (Vitamin B3), copper and selenium.

Vitamins in peach (1 small):
  • Vitamin a: 35.3 ug
  • Niacin: 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin c: 6 mg
  • Folate: 8.8 ug
  • Vitamin k: 4.4 ug
Minerals in peach (1 small):
  • Calcium: 5.9 mg
  • Potassium: 179.3 mg
  • Iron: 0.5 mg
  • Magnesium: 11.8 mg
  • Zinc: 0.3 mg
  • Selenium: 3.1 ug
  • Phosphorus: 32.3 mg
  • Copper: 0.1 mg
There is no significant amounts of manganese, choline, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, vitamin e or vitamin b12 in peach.

Flavonoids and Carotenoids in Peach [3]

Peach contains a number of healthy phytonutrients and antioxidants, specifically carotenoids beta-carotene and lutein + zeaxanthin. In one peach:

  • beta-carotene: 329 ug
  • lutein + zeaxanthin: 194 ug

Peach Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Peach in Cooking

Peach is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Peach can be consumed raw and is often pitted, sliced or peeled before cooking or serving. Most recipes call for one or two peaches.

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