Peach Nutrition Information

by Laurie Beebe, MS, RD, LD ; Updated April 18, 2017

Fresh peaches

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Peaches are a fleshy fruit with a fuzzy skin, available fresh during the summer season. They can be eaten alone, cooked into a sweet dessert, or used to complement chicken and pork dishes.

Calories

One large raw peach weighing approximately 6 ounces provides about 70 calories.

Energy-Yielding Nutrients

Most of the calories are provided by 17 grams of carbohydrate in the form of fruit sugars. There are 1.5 grams of protein and 0.4 grams of fat in one large peach.

Vitamins

One large peach contains 570 International Units of vitamin A, which is more than 10 percent of the daily recommended amount. More than 20 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C is provided, or 12 milligrams. Peaches are a very poor source of B complex vitamins and vitamin E.

Minerals

There is no sodium in peaches. One large peach provides 332 mg potassium, nearly 10 percent of the daily recommended amount. There are 10 milligrams of calcium, 30 of phosphorus, 16 of magnesium, 0.4 of iron and 0.3 of zinc in the average peach.

Fiber

One fresh large peach provides 2 grams of fiber. Most of the fiber is in the skin.

Photo Credits

  • Image by Flickr.com, courtesy of Kanko

About the Author

Laurie Beebe is a registered dietitian with more than 25 years of experience in hospital and university settings. She is certified in adult weight management and trained in personal coaching. She is a graduate of the University of Florida and earned her master's degree from Case Western Reserve University.