Tuesday, June 9, 2009


Prunes are a good source of fiber, vitamin A, potassium, and copper

Just a quarter cup of prunes give you 16.9 percent of daily value for vitamin A, in the form of beta carotene

A single eight ounce glass of prune juice offers 12% of the daily recommended allowance for fiber

Nutrients in organic prunes supporting digestive function include:

  1. Calcium assists the body in processing carbohydrates, fat, and protein
  2. Copper help to convert carbohydrates into energy
  3. Iron helps regulate the flow of oxygen to cells and organs
  4. Magnesium boosts enzymes for breaking down carbohydrates
  5. Niacin aids the body in processing sugars and fats
  6. Pantothenic Acid assists the body in metabolizing nutrients
  7. Phosphorus help to balance the metabolism
  8. Potassium regulates the balance of fluid and essential minerals
  9. Selenium keeps cells healthy so they can absorb nutrients
  10. Sodium regulates the flow of fluids throughout cells
  11. Thiamin converts carbohydrates into energy
  12. Vitamin A helps the body manufacture healthy cells
  13. Vitamin B6 helps convert protein, fats, and carbohydrates into energy
  14. Vitamin C aids the body in healing damaged tissue and cells
  15. Vitamin E an important antioxidant assisting with cell regeneration
  16. Zinc help to convert protein, fats, and carbohydrates into energy

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