Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in weight loss
Anti-aging
Anti-inflammatory
Fights free radicals
Improves bone and muscle health
Improves eyesight
Improves hair, skin and nails
Increases immunity
Increases stamina
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of heart disease
May reduce risk of macular degeneration
Promotes heart health
Relieves arthritis
Relieves constipation

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 fruit; Calories: 30; Fat: .2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 8g; Fiber:1g; Sugars: 7g; Protein: .5g; Potassium: 2%DV; Vitamin A: 4%DV; Vitamin C: 10%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV

Did You Know?

  • Plums rank among the top 10 fresh fruits with the most antioxidant potential.
  • At least 2,300 people in the U.S. are listed on whitepages.com with the last name “Plum.”
  • Wash plums in cold running water just before using. Fresh ripe plum can be enjoyed as is, with its peel.
  • Prunes are dried plums.
  • Plums and prunes are known for their laxative effect.

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Dried
  • Baking Ingredient
    • juices
    • jellies
    • marmalades
    • cakes

Farming Trivia:

  • Plums are related to the cherry and are members of the rose family
  • Plums can be as large as a baseball or a small as a cherry.
  • Plum usually grows 10 to 20 feet in height and develops the crown of the same dimensions.
  • There are more than 200 varieties of plums in Australia

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.