Friday, July 1, 2016
Prunes are particularly high in fibre making them a natural laxative.
1 serving size of 5 prunes contain:
Magnesium: 19 milligrams
Potassium: 3313 milligrams
Carbohydrate: 25 grams
Vitamin A: 16%
Prunes contain health benefits as they are:
– a natural laxative
– blood cholesterol lowering
In addition to being high in fibre, prunes contain a natural laxative that speeds up muscle contractions in the intestines and improves efficiency. The makes prunes an excellent constipation preventative.
Prunes are an excellent source of pro-vitamin A beta-carotene making them a natural cancer-fighting food.
Prunes contain soluble fibre, which lowers blood cholesterol.