Health benefits of plums
Rich in fiber, health benefiting plums (Prunus domestica) are a juicy stone fruit with a sweet, tart taste, pleasant aroma and variety of colors, from red, blue-black to green or amber. This low calorie, smooth pit fruit is the healthy way to satisfy your hunger and sweet tooth but you won’t gain weight and your blood sugar levels won’t spike. Eaten fresh or dried, this powerfood has lots of health benefits to offer. Plums are packed with health promoting compounds, minerals, vitamins and with an immense range of phenols and flavonoids, but they are very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium.
Plums are healthy and refreshing to eat on a hot summer day and they are going to help you with: heart diseases, weight management, diabetes, cholesterol, influenza infection, osteoporosis, neurodegenerative disorders, concentration, anxiety, breast cancer prevention, anemia, macular degeneration, excessive blood loss and bone health.
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