Nectarine (Prunus persica) is a variant of ordinary peach. It is also a kind of fruit that high in nutrients contain. The difference between nectarine and peach is the nectarine skin smooth, and the peach is covered with a fuzzy coat. It has a very crisp, sour, and sweet taste. It contains certain sugars and vitamins and has high nutritional value. It can achieve the effect of moistening the intestines and defecating. Now let’s have a look at which nutrients are contained in nectarine.

Nutrient contents of nectarine

Vitamin C

Nectarines are rich in vitamin C, which can meet a person’s daily needs. Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron and maintain the immune system. It is also essential for synthesizing collagen, an important part of the skin.


The collagen in nectarine can promote scab formation and the healing of wounds. It can make the speed of wound healing faster and make wound healing better. Collagen also plays a vital role in the synthesis of an important part of the skin.


Nectarine is also rich in sucrose, and minerals and vitamins contain less. It is a fruit with more fiber components, which can achieve an effect on the whole intestines. Also, the nectarine is quite effective for diuresis or constipation.

Iron element

Nectarine is rich in vitamin C, which can promote iron absorption in the body. In addition, it can increase the amount of hemoglobin in the body. Therefore, the effect of beauty and blood supplements is also pronounced.

It is a perfect supplementary food for patients with iron deficiency anemia. In addition, nectarine contains more potassium and less sodium, which is suitable for patients with edema.

9 points to consider when eating a nectarine

points to consider when eating nectarine, infographic

Don’t eat nectarine on an empty stomach.

You can’t eat nectarine on an empty stomach because nectarines contain a certain amount of acidic substances. Once too many acidic substances accumulate in the body, it will lead to acid reflux and cause certain stimulation to the stomach.

Therefore, you should never eat nectarine on an empty stomach. Because it will not absorb nutrients and cause adverse effects, be sure to avoid eating nectarines on an empty stomach. Instead, it’s best to eat one hour after a meal, which is easy to digest and can promote digestion.

Don’t eat nectarines immediately after a meal.

Many people like to eat some fruits immediately after eating, and some people will eat nectarines immediately after eating. However, it is not advisable to eat nectarine immediately after eating.

Eating nectarines immediately after eating will cause indigestion and also lead to some adverse phenoms. Therefore, you must pay attention not to eating nectarines immediately after eating. Likewise, you should not eat other fruits immediately after eating. It’s better to eat it one hour after a meal.

You can’t eat nectarines even if you have a warm body.

Nectarine is a kind of warm fruit, so you should avoid eating it if you have a hot constitution. If you eat nectarine in a hot constitution, it will lead to your body disorder and aggravate the heat in your body, which will cause some adverse effects on your health.

Therefore, when you eat nectarine, you should also consider what kind of constitution our body belongs to.

People with diabetes should not eat nectarines.

Nectarine contains many fruit acids, so if you have diabetes, you must be careful not to eat nectarines. In addition, diabetes patients usually must pay attention to diet control, and limit sugar intake.

Nectarine sugar is too high, so it is not suitable for diabetic patients to eat. Patients with diabetes must usually control their mouths. Otherwise, the impact on their own health is huge.

Nectarine plant

Don’t eat nectarine before going to bed.

Eating nectarine before going to bed is not easy to digest. Because of that, the stomach becomes uncomfortable. Also, it will lead to indigestion, and the sugar will accumulate in the body. If it goes on for a long time, it will cause obesity, so we must avoid eating nectarine before going to bed. Otherwise, it will cause adverse effects on health.

Don’t eat unripe nectarines.

Immature nectarines taste bad and easily produce gastrointestinal discomfort, abdominal pain, and diarrhea after eating. Especially the people who have lousy stomachs are not good at eating an immature nectarine. It is more likely to have problems with them.

Don’t eat when you have diarrhea.

Eating more nectarines makes the stomach hot and causes diarrhea. That is to say, people with diarrhea should not eat more.

Pregnant women should eat less nectarine.

Because nectarine is warm, pregnant women who overeat at one time can quickly increase the heat in the body, irritate pregnancy, and affect fetal development.

More careful when the baby is eating nectarines.

Gastrointestinal functions are not fully developed in babies. Therefore nectarine is not easy to digest. In addition, it is very easy to develop allergies as it has many macromolecular substances.

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What food can’t take with nectarines

  1. Nectarines should not eat with white wine. It will be easy to get angry and have nosebleeds. If they are serious, they may become paralyzed or even die.
  1. Eating nectarines and plums together may cause blood in the stool.
  1. Eating nectarines with soft-shelled turtle meat is likely to make the old disease relapse.
  1. Eating nectarine and tea at the same time can cause gastrointestinal dysfunction.
  1. Avoid eating nectarine also with shrimp, crab, fish, and other seafood.
Eat Nectarine? So You Must Know These Precautions 2

Overeating nectarine will make your body angry. Especially for people with a hot constitution, overeating nectarine can easily lead to dry mouth, sore throat, constipation, etc. In addition, if you have hot constipation, many nectarines after eating will “add fuel to the fire” so that the hot constipation situation is more serious.

You should also pay attention when eating unripe nectarines. Do not eat nectarines that are not mature. Otherwise, abdominal distension will easily occur.

I have introduced to you above what nutrients are contained in nectarines and precautions when eating nectarines. After reading the above introduction, I hope you should also have certain knowledge.


Sam Perera, Founder of Stethostalk, is a food safety follower and organic food lover. He has completed the PLANT-BASED NUTRITION Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. Before this, he worked for a few years in IT services. A dedicated follower of nature, he believes in healing with natural foods. In his free time, he loves Gardening, Blogging, and traveling.