Nectarine is mostly preferred in its raw form. You may also consume Nectarine juice. It offers a number of health benefits. One cup of raw sliced nectarine contains around 67.6 calories out of which 5.7 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of nectarine is 0.63 grams of which 0.07 grams are saturated fat, 0.32 grams are polyunsaturated fat and 0.24 grams are monounsaturated fat. The potassium content in one cup of raw sliced nectarine is 292.6 grams, carbohydrate content is 16.3 grams, dietary fiber is 2.2 grams and protein content is 1.3 grams.
One raw nectarine fruit having a 2-1/2 inch diameter contains approximately 66.6 calories out of which 5.6 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal sized raw nectarine is 0.63 grams out of which 0.069 grams is saturated fat, 0.31 grams is polyunsaturated fat and 0.24 grams is monounsaturated fat. The potassium content in a raw nectarine of the above mentioned size is 288.3 mg. The carbohydrate content is 16 grams, dietary fiber is 2.2 grams and protein content is 1.3 grams.
Most of the calories in nectarine are obtained from carbohydrates. 100 grams serving of nectarine contains around 44 calories out pf which 38 calories come from carbohydrates, 3.6 calories come from proteins and 2.7 calories come from fat.
Consuming a medium nectarine provides around 60 calories. It also offers a number of other micronutrients. One cup of raw nectarines contains around 214 mcg of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene helps the human body in producing enough Vitamin A which is very essential for various body functions such as bone development, proper functioning of the reproductive organs, giving strong eye sight, etc. Nectarine also contains a good amount of vitamin C and various essential minerals which are required for the proper functioning of the body.