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Benefits of Plum
A plum is a drupe fruit of the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus.. Maximum output with some simple thoughts...
Plum
Description
History
Significant Antioxidant Protection from Phenols
Antioxidant Protection from Vitamin C
Normalizing Blood Sugar Levels and Helping with Weight Loss
Prunes Fiber for Regularity Lower Cholesterol and Intestinal Protection
How to Select
Store
Prunes
Tips for Preparing Plums
How to Enjoy
Individual Concerns
Nutritional Profile
In Depth Nutritional Profile
Beneficial for the body
Helps in digestion
Essential vitamins and minerals
Minerals like potassium
Essential for healthyeyeand good vision
Vitamin B complex
Vitamin K
Vitamin C
Cancer prevention
The antioxidants power of plum
Maintaining the heart health
Help to protect against macular degeneration
Absorb iron in the body
Lose weight naturally
Controls the blood sugar level
The soluble fibre in plum
Strong immune system
Boosts bone health
Magnesium in plum
Folic acid and calcium
Diuretic and detoxifying effect
Reducing inflammation
Improving skin health
Reduce the appearance of scar tissue
Reduces sun damage
Helps to heal the wounds
Face lightens dark spots
Maintain the hair follicles
Strong and thick hair
Get rid of dandruff
Plum can also help to reverse Adrenal gland fatigue
Improves blood circulation
Help to treat a damaged hair
Plum is a highly pigmented fruit
Side effects of Plum
Lower blood sugar
Keep your bowels regular
Improve your memory
Antioxidants
Obesity
Osteoporosis
Cognitive Health
Nervous System
Cardiovascular Health
Healthy Cholesterol Levels
Cellular Health
Anxiety
Influenza
Pregnancy
Electrolyte Balance
Blood Clotting
Culinary Usage
Plum Blossoms
Oxalates
Sulfites
Carcinoid Tumor
Plums are a small stone fruit
Low in Calories
Low in Fat
Low Glycemic Index Rating
Reduce the risk of osteoporosis
Theyre a good source of vitamin K and beta carotene

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  • Vitamin B2 (Ribofl avin)

  • Required for energy metabolism, enzyme reactions, vision, and skin/hair/nail health; functions as an antioxidant; activates vitamin B6, niacin, and folate.
  • May play a role in preventing migraine headaches and cataracts.
  • Defi ciency occurs in alcoholics, the elderly, and those with poor diets.
  • Symptoms of deficiency include sore throat; redness/swelling of the mouth, throat, tongue, lips, and skin; decreased red blood cell count; and blood vessel growth over the eyes. Defi ciency may impair iron absorption and increase risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women.
  • Drugs that deplete vitamin B2: antibiotics, chlorpromazine, amitriptyline, adriamycin, and phenobarbitol.
  • Most people get adequate ribofl avin from diet and/or a multivitamin.

  • Food Sources : Dairy, whole grains, meat, eggs, dark green vegetables, fortifi ed cereals
  • Adequate Intake : (mg/day)
    Men = 1.3
    Women = 1.1
    Pregnancy = 1.4
    Lactation = 1.6
  • Upper Limit : Not determined
  • Side Effects : No adverse effects known with food or supplements
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