Nectarines are cousins of peaches. Unlike peaches it has a smooth skin texture and crunchy when bitten. It also has a stronger aroma than Peach. Taste: Sweet, crunchy, & juicy when ripen.
Juicy, delicious nectarines are low in calories (100 g just provide 44 calories), and contain no saturated fats. They are indeed packed with numerous health promoting anti-oxidants, plant nutrients, minerals and vitamins. Fresh nectarines carry small amounts of vitamin C. 100 g provides 5.4 mg or about 9% of daily-recommended levels. Vitamin-C has anti-oxidant effects and is required for connective tissue formation within the human body. Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents, and help scavenges harmful free radicals.