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Benefits Of Plum
Plum Benefits: Plum is red or dark brownish red in color with juicy somewhat tart taste, it is of a size of an apricot and may be round or oval in shape, its pulp is whitish creamy in color with inedible seed in center.
Plums are also available in dried form called prune, which is also equally nutritious and used in making sauces, jams, jellies, and ingredient of many delicious food recepies.
Plums are available from May to September in markets; it is full of fiber, vitamins and minerals. People having iron deficiency should use it regularly because it contain considerable amounts of iron and vitamin C , vitamin C is helpful in absorption of iron from intestine, in addition vitamin C is also used to synthesize collagen which give elasticity to blood vessels and skin tissues.
Therefore plum is also useful in curing many skin diseases and delays and treat signs of aging like loose skin, wrinkles and decreased muscle tone, other important vitamins and minerals found in plums are vitamin A, folic acid, zinc, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous and manganese.
All are important for different functions in body ranging from regulation of blood pressure to strength of bones and teeth, plums are low calorie fruits and ideally used by the people who want to loose weight, plums with other fruits fulfill the daily requirement of nutrients without gaining weight. Plum’s skin or pulp is rich in fiber, which helps prevent constipation and keep intestinal tract healthy, so plums should not be peeled and should be eaten with its skin.