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Plums (Rosacea)

HEALTH BENEFITS

 

ANTI-CANCER

Rich in phenolic (solid and aromatic substance) and carotenoid (fat soluble pigment) compounds and antioxidants, plums have anti-tumor qualities, inhibiting the growth and proliferation of malignant cancer cells. Plums lung and colon cancers and have curative power over breast cancer!

 

ANTIOXIDANTS

Rich in vitamin C, plums protect the body against infections and inflammations.

High in copper content, plums ease blood purification and promote a healthy circulation. Copper acts as an antioxidant necessary for the good functioning of the nervous system and simultaneously boosts collagen production.

 

BLOOD CLOTTING

Plums are very rich in vitamin K, essential for normal blood clotting and promote healthy bones.

 

BONE HEALTH

Dried plums strengthen and encourage bone formation, repair tissue, prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women affected by ovarian hormone deficiency. It has also been proven that dried plums restores aged deteriorating bones. Talk about rejuvenation!

 

BOWEL BUSINESS

Plums are packed with dietary fiber and water. This means they will prevent constipation, hemorrhoids, stomach ulcers, and gastritis by promoting good bowel movements. Prunes, dried plums, are more potent to relieve from constipation.

 

BRAIN HEALTH

Plums especially plum juice promote a healthy cholinergic system (your nerve cells) responsible of cognitive, memory and learning functions but also preventing Parkinson Alzheimer’s diseases. Remember that.

 

DE-STRESS

Antioxidants and chlorogenic acids in plums helps reduce anxiety and stress.

 

DIABETES FRIENDLY

Plums combat diabetes thanks to their anti-hyperglycemic qualities. Plum extract reduces blood glucose levels of triglyceride and fight insulin resistance.

 

EYE HEALTH

Both antioxidants and carotenoids zeaxanthin and lutein have been found to reduce risks of nuclear cataract, and macular degeneration.

 

GLOW

Good amounts of the vitamin C antioxidant in peaches promote a healthy glowing skin and protect against ultra-violet radiations. Both antioxidants zeaxanthin and lutein are anti-inflammatory and prevent the proliferation of damaged cells from UV-B radiations.

 

HEALTHY NERVOUS SYSTEM

A smooth functioning of the nervous system, assistance of healthy brain growth, boost in the formation of mood enhancing hormones, sleep improvement, appetite regulation and concentration levels, plums do all that. Thank to the load of vitamin B6, amino acids, like serotonin.

 

HEART HEALTH

Plums, and prunes more specifically, promote blood flow in the arteries, protecting and preventing cardiac disorders, including atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes. BOOM!
Prunes also reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol, and help boost HDL (good) cholesterol.

 

POTASSIUM

Rich in potassium, plums improve muscular strength and regulate muscle contractions.

 

PROTECT YOUR BABY

Plums contribute to healthy growth of eye-sight, bones, teeth, skin, muscles and blood vessels of you and yourr baby –thanks to the abundance of vitamins and minerals there.

 

WEIGHTLOSS

Plums are full of phenolic components (anthocyanins, chlorogenic acids, quercetin and catechins) that are anti-inflammatory and fight obesity, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. They promote good bowel business and weightloss.

 

 

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