Facts: Nectarines are a member of the rose family and similar to peaches. In fact, there is only one gene that separates the two to make them distinct. Can you guess what gene the nectarine is missing? You got it! The fuzzy gene!
Serving Size = 1 CUP
Selection: Choose firm fruit with smooth skin.
Nutrition Benefits: Low fat; saturated fat free; sodium free; cholesterol free; good source of vitamin C.
Pigments: Beta Carotene, Lycopene
Phytochemicals: Beta Cryptoxanthin, Lutein and Zeaxanthin
ORAC Score: Not available