Dried Blue Plum
- NET WEIGHT 250 GRAM
- FRESHLY PACKED AGAINTS ORDER
Plums contain an assortment of healthy components, vitamins, and minerals. They are an excellent source of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), folate, and vitamin K (phylloquinone). They are also a good source of vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B-6, and vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol). The minerals present in them include potassium, fluoride, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, calcium, and zinc. They also supply dietary fiberand offer very low calories without any harmful fats.
Anti cancer properties
Dried plums contain biologically active components that may provide effective interventions for loss of structural integrity caused by radiotherapy or unavoidable exposure to space radiation incurred over long-duration spaceflight. Many studies have revealed that dried plums are potentially active to alter the metabolism causing colon cancer. Actually, the plum significantly increases the number of good bacteria in the gut known as Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes leading to regularization of proper digestion.
Prevents cardiovascular diseases
Phenolic compounds present in dried plum prevents the deposition of fat on walls of arteries. Additionally, high potassium content of prunes has shown beneficial to cardiovascular health.
Maintains blood sugar level
Snacking on dried plums may increase satiety and reduce the subsequent intake of food, helping to control obesity, diabetes, and related cardiovascular diseases. Despite their sweet taste, dried plums do not cause the large postprandial rise in blood glucose and insulin.
Prevents gastrointestinal infection
The characteristic phenolic compounds and their metabolites may also act as antibacterial agents in both gastrointestinal and urinary tracts.
Dried plum significantly increases bone mineral density in comparison with dried apples. Dried plums significantly improve the bone mineral density in postmenopausal women in part due to suppressing the rate of bone turnover and bone resorption.