A peach is extremely rich in vitamin A and potassium, which can help in preventing cancer in organs and glands with epithelial tissue and inhibit tumour growth. Peaches help make the skin healthy and also add colour to your complexion. It has been seen that the consumption of peaches helps remove worms from the intestinal tract. Comprising of more than 80% water and dietary fibre, makes them a great food for people trying to lose weight. Consumption on a regular basis can keep your bowel movements regular and prevent straining, as they have a small laxative effect and a powerful diuretic effect, and thus are highly recommended for people suffering from gout and rheumatism.