Plum Nutrition and Calories

 

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%

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%

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Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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