Plums – a little treasure

Plums - tasty treasure of the summerOne of the fruits that we connect with summer is the plum. Tasty and juicy, it is a wonderful source of vitamin A, C, B, potassium, magnesium, iron and fiber. In fresh condition you can include it in your diet, because of its low calorie content (50 calories per 100 grams) and its famous action stimulating peristalsis. Learn more:

  • It’s a wonderful fruit for sweets and marmalades. Do not hesitate to add this incredible source of antioxidants to the bowl with muesli. The upholstery cleaners love this breakfast with plums.
  • Of all the minerals contained in plums, potassium and magnesium are in the greatest amount. Therefore, the consumption of this fruit strengthens the muscles and influences well on the cardiovascular system, prevents water retention in the body. Adding to the presence of vitamins from B group, the ladies which include this fruit in their menu feel less complaints during the menstrual cycle (and pregnancy), visibly supple skin, healthy hair and nails.
  • During and after illness, vitamin A in plums helps the immune system to fight infection in the body. Assistant in the fight against atherosclerosis, heart attack, stroke and other diseases related to cholesterol that thanks to this fruit is successfully derived out of the body.
  • Prunes are also wonderful. Besides helping to increase winter protective functions of the body, dried, they are wonderful addition to some dishes with beef and pork.
  • Drying plums. Choose good-looking fruits, wash them and dry well. No need to stone the plums. The high sugar content of the fruit prevents fermentation. Choose a sunny spot, lay them on paper. Depending on the size of the fruit are needed from week to two of drying. Leave the carpet cleaning for tomorrow and check out some recipes with prunes!

Do you love to eat plums? Now you know how to dry them too.