Useful properties of prunes

Useful properties of prunes
 

Most of dried fruits are delicious but the more important part about them is that they are very useful for us. You can eat dried fruits alone of add them into various desserts or other dishes. Lets talk more about what impact on health prunes have and what are the most important properties of them.

Benefits of prunes are undisputed. They have a big amount of beta carotene which together with vitamins E and C protects your body against free radicals which contribute to development of various diseases. Prunes also contain potassium which is necessary for proper functioning of your heart. It is also important to emphasize that prunes remove excess fluids for your body, regulate blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, improves digestion and prevents from constipation. Prunes are also good for those who want to get rid of extra weight as they remove toxins from your body. However, you should not eat too much of them if you want to lose weight as they have quite many calories. 100 grams of prunes contain 244 calories. So it is recommended to eat 5-6 prunes per day. They will provide you with vitamins and also improve your intestinal functions.

If you seek for a beautiful shape, eat prunes with vegetables (carrots, raw or cooked beets, etc.). Add some olive oil or light yogurt and enjoy this tasty salad. If you want you can add some sugar or salt.

 

 

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