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Featured Video - Peaches
You know it's summer when the shops are brimming with delicious peaches. This sweet, juicy stone fruit with it's soft, furry skin originated in China and is today one of the world's favourite fruits. There are a number of varieties of peaches; freestone, where the stone easily comes away from the flesh, and clingstone, where it does not. The flesh can be yellow or white depending on the variety.

Select your peaches very carefully - a ripe peach is a taste sensation, anything less is a major disappointment. Well selected, you will never begrudge the cost. A ripe peach should be fragrant and highly coloured - never green. The skin should be smooth and never shrivelled. Cradle the fruit in your ...

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.