Oval or round, fleshy fruit of the rose family deciduous tree, genus Prunus. Around 2000 varieties from deep purple and red to yellow. Dried to create prunes.
FOOD ACTIVES: Vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin B-complex, iron, rutin, tryptophan, potassium, sorbitol, isatin, carotenoids - beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, cryptoxanthin.
BEAUTY BOOST: Rich in polyphenol antioxidants, protective scavengers of cell damaging free radicals. Help maintain healthy eyes. Rich source of dietary fibre to flush out toxins and create clearer skin.
COOK: Delicious baked, grilled or poached. Add to salads or to sweeten spicy dishes such as Moroccan tagines. Excellent for jams or chutneys or pickling
TIP: Top yoghurt and muesli with prunes for better digestion and a brighter complexion.
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