The consumption of prunes maintains the functionality of the gastro intestinal tract by preventing constipation and other disorders associated with a low intake of fiber. The effect on intestinal function is mediated by bioactive components such as fibers, sorbitol and polyphenols. Recent studies have also highlighted the positive effect exerted on bones in postmenopausal women. The consumption of dried plums increased the serum levels of markers linked to a high rate of bone formation.
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid, 3 mg, Vitamin A, IU, 250 IU