Plums

From WikiMD

Plums (cherry plums)

A plum is a fruit of the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus. Plums contain 30 calories, 0.2 grams of fat, 0.5 grams of protein, 4% of vitamin A, and 10% of vitamin C. Some benefits plums provide are they improve the health of your heart, they relieve constipation, protect against cancer, improves circulation of blood, lowers cholesterol levels, they are good for skin and bones, and reduce the appearance of scars.

Plum Red Plums Yellow Plums Purple Plums Blue Plums Green Plums Black Plums

  • Are you aware that plums have a pit?
  • Are you aware that plums are related to the nectarine, peach and apricot?
Plums on tree
Plums on tree
  • Are you aware that plums have been treasured by the Chinese for over two thousand years?
  • Are you aware that plum trees were brought to California from Asia in the 1870’s?
  • Are you aware that California produces around 90% of the U.S. plums?
  • Are you aware that plums come in a wide variety of colors --- red, purple, green, yellow, blue and black?
  • Are you aware that plums have a round or heart shape?
Plums - Imperial Gage, Shropshire Damson, Lombard, Maynard, Yellow Egg
Plums - Imperial Gage, Shropshire Damson, Lombard, Maynard, Yellow Egg
  • Are you aware that most plums have a yellow or reddish flesh?
  • Are you aware that some plums are very sweet and others very tart?
  • Are you aware that prunes are dried plums?
  • Are you aware that plum juice is used to make jams and thick syrups?
Plums in basket
Plums in basket
  • Are you aware that plums are a source of vitamin C? (Vitamin C is needed by the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels, and aids in the absorption of iron.)

Nutritional information on Plums

USDA LOGO
Faq-icon.png
Wikipedia
CMP-icon
YouTube videos
Reddit Pinterest.png Twitter.png Instagram
Food Portal | Food | Nutrition | Diet | Keto | Glycemic index

NB:Carbohydrate, by difference(total carbs-fiber) is also called net carbs

edit 

About WikiMD

About us: WikiMD is a free medical encyclopedia and wellnesspedia moderated by medical professionals.

Our mission: Provide up to date physician reviewed health, nutrition and wellness information for free in over 100 languages.

Join us: This article is a stub. Help improve Plums or others. Do not trust amateurs with your life! Join us in this effort!. Paid editors welcome.

Pubmed.png Uptodate.png Wikipedia Reddit YouTube videos
W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's insurance Weight loss program can HELP*

Quick links: Medicine Portal | Encyclopedia‏‎‏‎ | Gray's Anatomy‏‎ | Topics‏‎ |‏‎ Diseases‏‎ | Drugs | Wellness | Obesity‏‎ | Metabolic syndrome | Weight loss*
Disclaimer: The entire contents of WIKIMD.ORG are for informational purposes only and do not render medical advice or professional services. If you have a medical emergency, you should CALL 911 immediately! Given the nature of the wiki, the information provided may not be accurate, misleading and or incorrect. Use the information on this wiki at your own risk! See full Disclaimer.
Link to this page: <a href="http://www.wikimd.org/wiki/Plums">Plums</a>

  • Individual results may vary for weight loss from our sponsors.