Sunsweet Pitted Prunes Dried Plums | 200g

Provides fiber and antioxidants (Good source of Vitamin A as Beta Carotene). Sunsweet Dried Plums, like other fruits with fiber, may help reduce your risk of heart disease and certain cancers. While many factors affect these diseases, health experts recommend a diet low in total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods. You Should Know: Sunsweet Dried Plums are naturally very low in sodium and fat - and cholesterol-free. They are a convenient, healthy fruit that provides many essential nutrients including: Beta Carotene is the precursor to Vitamin A and essential for vision, growth, reproduction and a healthy immune system. Beta Carotene is an antioxidant and helps protect your body from cell-damaging effects of free radicals; Dietary Fiber comes in two forms: soluble and insoluble. Both are found in dried plums. Soluble fiber may help lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Insoluble fiber help keep your digestive system healthy; Potassium is an essential mineral that helps maintain normal blood pressure, transmit nerve impulses and control muscle contraction. Fruits & Vegetables: Eat 5 a day for better health. Look for the Sun to see Sunsweet Dried Plums Healthy Facts. Exchange: 1-1/2 Fruit. Exchange calculations based on the Exchange Lists for Meal Planning, Copyright 1995 The American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association.