Since ancient times people knew about the nutritional values of dried plums. They have been used as a food, dessert and in a medicine too.

Dried plum contains insoluble and soluble fiber (pectin), which affects on the decrease of cholesterol  and blood sugar; important vitamins and minerals that have a positive influence on health, such as potassium, vitamin A, magnesium and iron.

Dried plum is also very powerful antioxidant and helps in neutralization disorder of oxygen in the body and play an important role in slowing the aging process.
Dried plums are not only food and a tasty dessert but the right choice for a healthy life!

Prunes with their nutritional vitamins and minerals take very important role in healthy nutrition. According to the latest international studies clinical results and health potential  largely depends on the prunes.
Reed information from the the table to see with how many nutrients, powerful prune can contribute to your health even when you  eat prunes only as a snack.

  Antioxidants Dietary fiber Potassium Magnesium Calcium Vitamin B6
Prunes 2428 2.00gr 207mg 12mg 12mg 0.058mg
Apricots 380 0.60gr 73mg 3mg 4mg 0.015mg
Apple 734 0.70gr 30mg 1mg 2mg 0.012mg
Banana 249 0.70gr 101mg 8mg 1mg 0.104mg
Blueberries 1760 0.70gr 22mg 2mg 2mg 0mg
Cantaloupes 88 0.30gr 76mg 3mg 3mg 0.020mg
Mango 284 0.50gr 44mg 3mg 3mg 0.038mg
Oranges 513 0.70gr 48mg 2mg 12mg 0.014mg
Pears 541 0.90gr 34mg 2mg 3mg 0.008mg
Peaches 556 0.40gr 54mg 3mg 2mg 0.007mg
Pineapple 224 0.40gr 33mg 3mg 4mg 0.031mg

Nutrient essential for a healthy diet

Essential Minerals & healthy eating

Antioxidants Ao
Antioxidants help prevent damage to cells caused by various effects of free radicals and oxidation and are believed to stimulate the immune system. In this way, antioxidants may prevent the development of some diseases such as cancer or heart disease.

Potassium K19
Potassium is a mineral contained in every human cell.It helps regulate fluids and mineral balance, thus helping the body to regulate blood pressure as well as participate in the transmission of nerve impulses and is essential in muscle contraction.

Fibers have a very big and important digestive role as well as they help in regulating body weight and blood sugar level, are particularly important in diabetics. In addition fiber might decrease the risk of heart disease and certain intestinal diseases.
Vitamin A
Vitamin A is very important for sense of sight and bones. Vitamin A plays a key role in cell division, thus significantly affects to the reproduction. It has an antioxidant characteristic.

Magnesium Mg
Magnesium, a mineral that is an integral part of our bones, has a key role in the work of thousands of enzymes that regulate various functions in the bodies.Magnezium also helps in maintaining cells in nerves and muscles, and it signals the muscles to contract or to relax.

Calcium Ca
Calcium is known for his role in the development of bones as well as helping to keep bones strong.
This mineral also helps in muscle contraction as well as their nerves to function properly.

Iron Fe
Although iron has many biological functions, its most important role is to bring oxygen to hemoglobin in red blood cells.Hemoglobin brings oxygen to the cells which is used for energy production.

Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 helps the body to produce certain amino acids that become part of the body's cells. Vitamin B6 also helps in the conversion of tryptophan, an essential amino acid, the niacin and seratonin. It helps also in producing insulin, hemoglobin and antibodies. 

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