According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, nectarines are low-fat and free of cholesterol and sodium. They're also a good source of vitamin C.
- Nectarines contain many antioxidants that are thought to help prevent macular degeneration and cancer, and help improve heart health.
- Nectarines have their best flavor when served at room temperature. They can also be ripened if needed in a paper bag.
Storage & Handling
- Storing temperature: 32° to 34° F.