10 reasons to add prunes in your diet


By Sanya Budhiraja
Published January 31, 2021

Hindustan Times


Prunes are loaded with a soluble fibre called pectin that clears out the intestinal tract and improves gut health

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The antioxidants in prunes help repair damaged cells, in turn preventing early signs of ageing

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Prunes are great to snack on. They help control the urge for sugary foods

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Prunes are known to keep cholesterol levels and blood pressure in check

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Prunes help improve bone density

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Prunes are a natural source of magnesium, a mineral that helps induce sleep

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Eating prunes can help those suffering from iron deficiency

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Rich in boron, adding prunes to your diet can help prevent muscle injuries

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Prunes help maintain blood sugar levels

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Vitamin B and C present in prunes can help with hair problems such as dry scalp, hair fall, and greying

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