A plum is a fruit from the Prunus genus and is one of the first domesticated fruits in history. The fruit has a rich nutritional profile, and has been commonly used as a constipation remedy for centuries.
A single plum has just as many antioxidants as a handful of berries, while the fruit also contains vitamins B2, B3, B6, C and K, iron, calcium, and potassium.
Plums are rich in fiber as well, containing up to 2 gr. of it per 100 gr. They’re also almost free of calories, which makes them an ideal fruit for a diet.
According to several studies, the rich nutritional profile of plums makes the fruit a great remedy against numerous diseases and conditions including stomach cancer.
Experts recommend consuming at least a dozen of plums every day in order to boost your metabolism and digestion, regulate your cholesterol levels and prevent various cardiovascular diseases. This is why we recommend adding the fruit in your diet starting today.