Queen Garnet Plums, Australia -1 Box (10kgs)
- 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
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.
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.
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.