Plum Nutrition and Calories

//Plum Nutrition and Calories

Plum Nutrition and Calories

red plums

Yummy, succulent plums are have only 46 calories per 100 g, contain no saturated fats are full of minerals and vitamins.

Yellow Mirabelle plums are a moderate source of vitamin A and beta carotene. Vitamin A is essential for good eye sight. It is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin.

Plums and prunes help increase the absorption of iron into the body; which may be due to the fact that they are a good source of vitamin C. This has been documented in published research.

There are more than 80 nutrients found in plums. Here is a list of some of them.

Amounts per 1 cup sections, without membranes (165g)

Calories 80.8 (338 kJ) 4%

From Carbohydrate 73.7 (309 kJ)  

From Fat 2.1 (8.8 kJ)  

From Protein 5.0 (20.9 kJ) 

 

Protein 1.5g 3%

Total Carbohydrate 20.7g 7%

Dietary Fiber 3.6g 15%

Sugars 14.0g

Vitamin A 408IU 8%

Vitamin C 97.5mg163%

Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol) 0.2mg 1%

Vitamin K 0.0mcg 0%

Thiamin 0.1mg 7%

Riboflavin 0.1mg 5%

Niacin 0.7mg 4%

Vitamin B6 0.1mg 7%

Folate 56.1mcg 14%

Vitamin B12 0.0mcg 0%

Pantothenic Acid 0.4mg 4%

Choline 13.9mg  

Betaine 0.2mg

Total Fat 0.2g 0%

Total Omega-3 fatty acids 14.8mg 

Total Omega-6 fatty acids 38.0mg

Calcium 71.0mg 7%

Iron 0.2mg 1%

By | 2017-10-29T15:40:22+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Nutrition|1 Comment

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One Comment

  1. sheralee iglehart July 24, 2014 at 4:06 am

    Interesting to know the health and nutritional information about plums.And that plums have 8 health benefits!!! Thank U.

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