Benefits prune for diet

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THE prune divided opinions: some love dehydrated fruit that fights constipation, others find the flavor and texture uninviting. Personal taste aside, the fact is that it is a good ally for health, especially for those who want to lose weight. The nutritionist Letícia Manduca recommends eating three times a day prune, always paying attention to the combinations and in calories. "The ideal is to consume the whole fruit to make sure you are eating every fiber"He explains.

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Prune: calories, vitamins and other properties

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More antioxidants than the plum in natura
Some studies indicate that the prune has more antioxidants than the plum raw. The explanation is that, during dehydration, novel compounds are formed. Antioxidants combat free radicals, molecules responsible for cell damage.

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Low calorie
Each unit has an average of 36 calories.

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gives satiety
It is rich in fiber, prune prevents hunger out of time and still deceives the desire to eat sweets.

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Gut stuck: powerful regulatory
Plum is rich in sorbitol, and isatin fibers dihydroxyphenyl acid. Each of these substances acts in a different way in bowel function. This makes the fruit one of the best options in natural treatment of constipation.

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Rich in vitamin C
The nutritionist explains that, therefore, the consumption of plums helps in the absorption of iron by the body.

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other nutrients
The prune is also source of magnesium, potassium, manganese, copper and vitamin B.

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