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Green plums… Benefits, calories, and 5 amazing facts you should know

– Green plums are considered a spring-time fruit. They have a short shelf-life and they are known for their acid taste since they are harvested before they ripen and turn into tasty yellow plums.
– They are low in calories and, thus, they are a friendly choice for people looking to stay in shape. One piece of green plums contains about 5 calories.
– They contain many vitamins, mainly vitamin C, and they are also rich in minerals, especially potassium.
– They help provide us with a rapid feeling of satiety due to their high fibre content. As such, some 10 to 12 pieces of green plums make up a pleasant snack.
– They are efficient for boosting intestinal transit, but beware of any excessive intake since this may cause diarrhoea or gastrointestinal discomfort.
– The more green plums become ripe, the higher would be their content in sugar and calories.
– You can also add green plums to certain recipes. Some of us cook them with stuffed vegetables, for example, while others use them to prepare pickles.
– Finally, it is necessary to always be careful not to over-spray salt on green plums, so that to avoid the negative impact of salt on health.

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