Prunes are recognized for all the miraculous benefits on the body and health. Suitable especially in winter, prunes can help you get rid of a multitude of diseases and unpleasant symptoms, while protecting your body and strengthening its resistance. How much should you eat and what do you need to know about nuts?
Prunes have multiple benefits on overall health and beauty. Dried fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants essential for strengthening the immune system and fighting disease, according to DC News. It has the potential to fight many diseases, due to its content of essential nutrients, which maintain the body’s longevity and natural defenses.
Decreases blood pressure
High blood pressure sometimes has no visible symptoms, but can increase the risk of cardiovascular problems. However, it can be controlled with different foods, and prunes are some of them! You can even combine them with other dried fruits, such as raisins and dates, and eat about 8 servings a week.
They strengthen the bones
People who are at risk for osteoporosis, especially women and the elderly, should eat six prunes daily.
Mix 1 cup of apple sauce, 1 cup of oat bran or unprocessed wheat bran and 3/4 cup of plum juice. Put 1-2 tablespoons of the composition in about 240 ml of water and drink in the evening.
Plums are packed with fiber, a key element that supports healthy digestion. For example, a cup of prunes contains 12 grams of soluble fiber. In addition, they contain sorbitol, a natural laxative. It is recommended not to eat more than 6 prunes a day.
Maintain the overall health of the body
100 grams of prunes contain 732 mg of potassium. This macromineral is essential for our body because it helps it function properly. Prunes lower the risk of stroke, keep bones healthy and help increase healthy muscle mass.
They are great for blood
If you do not have enough iron in your body, you can develop anemia, which could lead to serious complications. These include severe fatigue, heart or lung problems. Prunes are an excellent source of iron, being some of the best fruits that prevent such problems.
Source: Doctorul Zilei by www.doctorulzilei.ro.
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