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Do You Know What Happens to Your Body if You Eat Only 5 Plums a Day?

The sweet, juicy taste of plums is not only one reason to include them in the daily diet. There are as many as 140 types of plums, all of which are rich in carbohydrates, have low levels of fat and calories, rich in vitamins A, C and E, calcium, magnesium, fiber and potassium.
Scientists say, only 5 plums a day cause these things:
Protect your heart One fresh plum on average contains 113 mg of potassium, a mineral that helps control high blood pressure and reduces the risk of stroke. If that’s not enough, reddish-blue pigment in certain types of plums, called anthocyanins, may protect against cancer by eliminating harmful free radicals in the body.

They help in digestion Dried plums are perfect to help the gut to do its job. Supply of dried plums (you can refrigerate) can be prepared very simply: Soak the plums in freshly boiled water, cool and freeze.

Reduce blood sugar levels According to the Dietitians of Canada, plums ranked low according to the glycemic index, which means it can…