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.
Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free
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 unripe plums in paper bag until ripe.
Refrigerate ripe plums.
Check out our plum recipes!
Presence in Ethnic Cuisines
Chinese, Japanese, Korean / South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / African / Southern
Social Media Post
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