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Updated 26 February 2013

Plums

Plums and prunes have a high antioxidant ability and offer a high level of defence against free radicals.

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Plums and prunes have a high antioxidant ability and offer a high level of defence against free radicals. They are also a source of both iron and potassium and also contain vitamin E. Prunes are also known for their laxative effect and are a good source of fibre.

Both fresh and dried plums offer antioxidant benefits.

Three small plums or prunes equals one portion of fruit.

Calories 36
Potassium 240 mg
Fibre 1,6g
Per 100 g
 
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