Nectarine

 

Get into a happy mood by snacking on a delicious nectarine. Full of vitamin C and a source of niacin (vitamin B3), this fruit will support your brain health and cognition.

What nutrients in nectarines boost mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Vitamin E
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Potassium
  • Natural fruit sugars

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Speed up the ripening of your nectarines by putting them in a paper bag at room temperature. Once they’re ripe, you can keep them fresher for longer in the crisper drawer.

Prep
  • Raw
  • Poach
  • Grill
  • Bake
  • Slice
  • Juice
  • BBQ

Top Tip: Sliced nectarines are perfect as a topping on pancakes or waffles or simply grilled on the BBQ.

When Are They In Season?

Nectarines are in season from October to April.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One nectarine (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

‘Nectarean’ is an old English word used in a 17th century poem meaning “sweet as nectar”.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for one nectarine unpeeled raw (150g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One nectarine (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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