Stone fruits get their nickname from their seeds, which are large and hard, just like stones and include peaches, apricot, cherries, plums and nectarines. They are a seasonal summer fruit so it is best to enjoy them during the warmer months when they are fresh and plentiful. Some stone fruits contain bioactive compounds that may help fight off diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Pick up a stone fruit today for a healthy snack and keep an eye out for delicious superfood recipes all month long!

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