Dried Prunes

Prunes are dried black plums. Even the ancient healers knew well some useful properties of dried plum. The main feature of prunes is that it preserves practically all the useful substances that make up the mature plum. Therefore, prunes are considered not only a wonderful and tasty fruit, but also an indispensable curative. What is very important is a natural and natural remedy.
Nutritive properties of prunes:
The composition of prunes includes minerals, vitamins and many vitally important substances for the body. Prunes contain 9-17% of sugars - fructose, glucose, sucrose; organic acids - malic, citric, oxalic and slightly salicylic; pectin; tanning and nitrogenous substances; vitamins A, C, B1, B2, P; mineral substances - a large amount of potassium and phosphorus, less sodium, calcium, magnesium and iron. Prunes also have a beneficial effect on the work of the gastrointestinal tract, due to the abundance of ballast substances.

List of vitamins:

Vitamin A is involved in oxidation-reduction processes, regulation of protein synthesis, promotes normal metabolism, functions of cellular and subcellular membranes, plays an important role in the formation of bones and teeth, as well as fat deposits, is necessary for the growth of new cells, slows down the aging process.

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Functionally, vitamin P participates together with vitamin C in oxidation-reduction processes in the body. Vitamin P is able to partially remove the severity of avitaminosis C, reducing the permeability and fragility of capillary vessels. Vitamins P protect ascorbic acid and adrenaline from oxidation.