Video: Useful Properties Of Prunes
Prunes are dried plums that have preserved all the medicinal properties of fresh fruit. Prunes contain many vitamins, minerals and trace elements, it is rich in iron, so it is recommended for women during pregnancy, children and the elderly.
The high fiber content makes this familiar dried fruit indispensable for the digestive tract. Prunes contain a lot of potassium, boron and iron, they contain vitamins A and K, as well as B vitamins (B2, B3 and B6). It is incredibly rich in antioxidants and is famous for improving metabolism and reducing hunger.
The iron in the fruit is very useful for vitamin deficiency and anemia.
Thanks to polyphenols in the human body, the activity of the cardiovascular system improves, the elasticity of the vessel walls increases, and blood pressure normalizes.
The content of a large number of antioxidants in prunes increases vitality, strengthens the immune system, increases efficiency, and due to its tonic properties, the appearance is significantly improved (the anti-aging properties of plums have been known for a long time). In medicine, the use of prunes for the treatment of the heart and blood vessels, liver, kidneys, atherosclerosis and rheumatism is known, and due to the high content of carotene, prunes are good for the eyes.
Prunes are also considered to be an excellent prophylactic agent against cancer. It is recommended to take it also for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, since it normalizes the work of the digestive system.
It has long been noted that dried fruits are an excellent antibacterial agent, having a detrimental effect on harmful microorganisms (for example, the development of staphylococcus, salmonella, E. coli is reduced by up to 90%).
Scientists have shown that prunes reduce the risk of osteoporosis, a disease popular among older people, a disease of bone tissue in which, due to a lack of calcium, bone becomes more fragile.
Also, prunes are useful for disinfecting the oral cavity, as it destroys pathogenic bacteria and pathogenic microorganisms. Prunes are not recommended for diabetics and nursing mothers, since the laxative properties of dried fruit can cause colic in babies.
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