Black plum Australia
Juicy, plump and sweet but low calorie and virtually fat free, plums are a healthy fruit snack. They contain plenty of antioxidants that neutralise the harmful effects of free radicals and protect against illness, as well as fighting the signs of ageing.
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Serving Size 100g
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 0.3g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 11g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 1.4g||5%|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2.000 calorie diet.|
Plums are a rich, deep red-purple colour, with firm, juicy flesh and a sweet or slightly tart taste. They have one large stone in the middle and you can tell a ripe plum when the flesh gives slightly under pressure from a thumb.
Health in mind
One medium-sized fresh plum contains 113mg of potassium, a mineral that helps manage high blood pressure and reduce stroke risk. The reddish-blue pigment in some plums, called anthocyanin, may protect against cancer by mopping up harmful free radicals.
Plums exert anti-hyperglycaemic effects and help in combating diabetes
Eating dried plums exerts anabolic and anti-resorptive actions, which aid in maintaining healthy bones
Plums contain several types of potent antioxidants, including dopamine and catechins, which help fight harmful free radicals
Plums are a good source of dietary fibre, along with the components sorbitol and isatin, which help in regulating the digestive system
Cooking and preparation
A traditional British plum crumble, served warm with ice cream or clotted cream, is the ideal recipe for some lovely ripe plums.
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