Eat Dried Plums (prunes) for Weight Loss
Prunes have lots of fiber, fiber that helps normalize blood sugar by slowing the digesting of food. Prunes play a role in preventing diabetes by increasing insulin sensitivity.
Prunes are a good dessert because they have natural sugar that satisfies the appetite.
Stewed prunes make a nice sweetener for things like oatmeal, cornmeal, squash, and sweet potatoes or in many dishes that you might want sweetened. They make a nice addition too many cookies and breads.
Plums are a very good source of vitamin C. They are also a good source of vitamin K, copper, dietary fiber, and potassium.
Prunes can prevent—and even reverse—osteoporosis, as reported by the British Journal of nutrition. Eating five to six prunes a day was shown to help prevent bone loss and keep the bones healthy.
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Dried plums are a nutrient-dense snack food at any time of the day, but especially in the evening when we need good carbohydrates to help us sleep.
Your body may need a few weeks to learn how to digest foods like cheese and plums. Begin by eating a couple each day.
Place the dried plumbs into a pan with just enough water to cover them. Let them set for an hour. Cook on low heat for about ten minutes.
Dried plums can be stored in the refrigerator for a week of two. They may be left like they are after cooking or they may be stirred into a sauce-like mass. When using to sweeten foods like oatmeal or dried cereals they can be cut into pieces or just put into the dish.