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Properties of dried plums  

 Majority of people enjoy dried plum which is healthy food.

  • Dried plums have health benefits which we will disclose in this article.
  • Dried plums contain significant amounts of minerals (iron, magnesium, potassium) and vitamins E, C and the precursor Vitamin A. It protects cells against free radicals and prevents them from degrading the cells.

The health benefits of dried plums:

These super-nutritious fruits are rich in vitamins, antioxidants and fibre, which have many benefits for cardiac health, digestive health, inflammation, and weight loss. You can consume dried plum as a nutritious snack by itself or with cereals, in salads or even in combination with other fruits.

  • Dried plum is a good source of energy, but it takes a long time to digest, so it gives a satiated feeling. It is also an organic source of soluble fibre that will help lose weight or prevent weight gain.
  • Dried plum is a natural laxative for people who suffer from constipation and indigestion or poor digestion. Dried plums are effective in reducing the time spent in the colon, as well as the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon, and helps to digest food.
  • We all already knew that these plums were rich in fibre. And this makes it very useful for the treatment of liver disorders.
  • Another health advantage of plum is in preventing osteoporosis and improving the bones density. Dried plum is an important source of boron that increases bone density. It is recommended that daily consumption of at least one dried plum helps keep bones healthy for a long time.
  • Dried plum acts as an excellent antioxidant due to the presence of phytochemicals, which helps prevent cardiac diseases and damaging the arteries due to the oxidation of plaque. In addition, dried plums are also effective in preventing heart disease because of the richness in fibre.
  • Dried plums have very low glucose, so the risk of contracting Type 2 diabetes is reduced. Phytonutrients in plum control the secretion of glucose in blood immediately after eating, so patients with diabetes are advised to take it and it must include plum in their diet.

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