Plum is a stone fruit and one of the most widespread fruits in the world. More than 2,000 varieties of these fruit are known, which differ in appearance and size, color and shape and purposes. For example, Stanley variety has got large and sweet fruits, while the Ashlock is variety of less sweetness fruits. Dried plums industrially do not have additional sugar content. They are used for cooking compotes, cakes or as a snack, and two to three dry plums will give a distinctive aroma and smell to cooked meat dishes.
|Nutritional Value in 100 g||Fatt||Proteins||Fibers|
|285 kcal||1 g||3 g||7 g|
Nutritional source of: potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium, vitamin A.
Dry plums contains dietary fiber and sorbitol. Sorbitol acts as a laxative and, together with the fibers, contributes to the normal digestion function. Plums have a very low glycemic index which makes them excellent in controlling the levels of sugar. Plum contains high levels of antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory properties. Plum is a rich source of vitamin C and helps the immune system and maintains the elasticity of the skin.