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What nutrients are in plums?

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Plums are a good source of:

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin K
  • Folate

SOURCES:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: "Food of the Week: Plum."

Mayo Clinic: "Stone Fruits: What Are They?" "A Grocery Bag of Beneficial Ingredients," "Do you know the different between a prune and a dried plum?" "Vitamin C."

Iowa Department of Public Health: "Focus on Fruit."

U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Plums, Raw," "Prunes, dried."

Produce for Better Health Foundation: "Can eating dried prunes lower blood sugar levels?"

Harvard Health Publishing: "Resolution: Eat your way to a healthy heart," "Nutritional strategies to ease anxiety."  

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Sorbitol."

American Heart Association: "How Potassium Can Help Control High Blood Pressure."

Michigan Nutrition Network: "Michigan Harvest of the Month."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on August 11, 2020

SOURCES:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: "Food of the Week: Plum."

Mayo Clinic: "Stone Fruits: What Are They?" "A Grocery Bag of Beneficial Ingredients," "Do you know the different between a prune and a dried plum?" "Vitamin C."

Iowa Department of Public Health: "Focus on Fruit."

U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Plums, Raw," "Prunes, dried."

Produce for Better Health Foundation: "Can eating dried prunes lower blood sugar levels?"

Harvard Health Publishing: "Resolution: Eat your way to a healthy heart," "Nutritional strategies to ease anxiety."  

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Sorbitol."

American Heart Association: "How Potassium Can Help Control High Blood Pressure."

Michigan Nutrition Network: "Michigan Harvest of the Month."

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on August 11, 2020

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