Dried Prunes sugar freeDried plums are most famous for their laxative action with their high fiber content. Indicatively 10 plums provide 7 grams of Fiber. Nutritionists claim that it is the No1 medication, for constipation. It is one of the most nutritious dried fruits along with dried figs.
It is an important source of antioxidants that absorb oxygen free radicals and slow down the process of aging of the brain and body.
It is rich in trace elements (potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron). Iron also contributes to its absorption into the blood. They have no cholesterol and at the same time prevent the oxidation of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the blood, reducing the risk of heart disease.
They regulate the blood pressure because of the potassium.
5 dried plums contain 293 mg of potassium.
Their low glycemic index is also indicated for people with diabetes to control their blood glucose levels.
They help increase bone density and thus prevent osteoporosis.