Nectarines tastes very similar to peaches, and it's often difficult to tell them apart by taste alone. However, Nectarines are claimed to be more aromatic and sweeter than peaches and have a “zing” after taste.
Shelf life: Nectarines can last up until 3 to 5 days, stored in the refrigerator.
Health Benefits: Nectarines contain antioxidants and vitamins A and C, that are believed to lower risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease by improving blood circulation and pressure.
Fun fact: A few nectarine varieties, both white-flesh or yellow-flesh, are used for making wine