Thanks for the suggestion/comment. The Produce Guide shares the information you need but does require some interpretation and application. For example, under preparing celery it says, "Rinse well. Trim the top and bottom of each piece of celery and discard. Chop as desired." This would indicate you could prepare them ahead of time for easy snacking. Zip them in a bag once washed and ready (my mother always said to throw in an ice cube to keep them crisp).
However, for preparing fresh peaches it says, "Wash peaches just before use. Once peeled, eat or cook immediately or dip into water with lemon juice to prevent darkening." Apples would say something similar. This would indicate that these are not the best items to prepare ahead of time. Having them on hand to quickly wash and eat whole (or cut up for immediate eating) is best for these types of produce. If you want to have them cut up and on hand, you would cut them and dip in lemon or orange juice to prevent browning and then store in a airtight container. My daughter does this with apples when she packs her lunch each evening before bed.
Hope that helps some.
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