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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

SELECT

Plums are available fresh and dried for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose plump plums with smooth skins. Avoid bruises and soft spots. 

Varieties to Explore
D’Agen Sugar Plum 
Date Plum 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free 

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Plums are fat free. 

Sodium & Hypertension:

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Plums are sodium free. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Plums are sodium free. 
  • Plums, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. 

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Plums contains no saturated fat or cholesterol. 

STORE

Store unripe plums in paper bag until ripe.
Refrigerate ripe plums.

SERVE

The Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Plums 

Check out our plum recipes!   

SAVOR

Presence in Ethnic Cuisines 
Chinese, Japanese, Korean / South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / African / Southern 

SHARE

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