Plum

Plums are a delicious stone fruit related to cherries and peaches and are rich in vitamins, mineral, dietary fibre and important antioxidants associated with the prevention of some chronic illnesses.

 

  • 40 calories / 100g
  • 89% water

 

Great source of:

  • VitaminA, C& K
  • Copper
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Fibre
  • Antioxidants
  • Prunes contain more B vitamins and minerals than plums.

 

Plums(& prunes) may:

  • Reduce inflammation and protect cells against free radical damage.
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses.
  • Regulate blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Prevent the loss of bone density and conditions such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.
  • Reduce high blood pressure and cholesterol.
  • Aid and regulate digestion and elimination processes.
  • Reduce inflammation in neurological areas and support cognitive functions.
  • Combat the visible signs of ageing support the healingof scars.
  • Boost the immune system and reduce the duration and severity of cold and flu symptoms.
  • Help maintain healthy eyesight and prevent age related macular degeneration.