Certified organic, preservative-free dried pitted prunes (dried prune/Italian plumbs). Their delicious taste and sweet and chewy texture make them a terrific energy producing snack. Most people know that they are an excellent source of fiber, but they have a number of other health benefits. They contain excellent levels of phytochemicals that help protect our cardiovascular system, more potassium than a banana (gram for gram), and have an entire days worth of vitamin K in just one serving.
Dried prunes are an abundant source of nutrients. Here are a few highlights:
- Loaded with phenol antioxidants that help combat free radicals in the body
- Excellent high source of insoluble fibre
- Excellent source of vitamin K
- Good source of vitamin A
- Source of copper and iron
- A more potent source of potassium than banana
28 grams of prunes contain 67 calories comprised of 18 grams of carbohydrates, 1 grams of protein, 0 grams of fat, and 2 grams of fiber.