Maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function
Protect against atherosclerosis
Men , who eat diets high in potassium, as well as foods high in magnesium and cereal fiber, ha ve a substantially reduced risk of stroke
Potassium may counteract the increased urinary calcium loss caused by the high-salt diets, thus helping to prevent bones from thinning out at a fast rate.
Prunes soluble fiber helps normalize blood sugar levels
Soluble fiber also increases insulin sensitivity and can therefore play a helpful role in the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes
And, prunes soluble fiber promotes a sense of satisfied fullness after a meal by slowing the rate at which food leaves the stomach, so prunes can also help prevent overeating and weight gain
Prunes are well known for their ability to prevent constipation ,decreasing the risk of colon cancer and hemorrhoids
Prunes insoluble fiber helps lower blood cholesterol levels
Eating high fiber foods, such as prunes, helps prevent heart diseaseand cardiovascular disease;
Increase absorption of iron;
The dried prunes are naturally sweet .Therefore they can bedelicious substitute and a healthier way to satisfy the need of sweet.