Yummy, succulent plums 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 eyesight. 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 skin (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)
Amounts per 1 cup sections, with skin (165g)
Protein 1.5g 3%
Total Carbohydrate 20.7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 15%
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%
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%