These plum facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including plums in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include plums in your diet.
The plum is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Vitamin C, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A and Vitamin K
The nutritional value and health benefits of plums means that they're good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Don't eat too many plums if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of the plum.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Canned Plum (in syrup, drained)||1 cup (225g)||56.5||5||0.5||955|
|Stewed Plum (no sugar added)||1 cup (250g)||13||4||0||270|