With summer around the corner, the season for sweet, juicy fruits like plums are back. Belonging to the Rosaceae family, plum is a sister fruit to peaches, apricots and nectarines. Known as aloo bukhara in Hindi, plum is one of the only fruits that comes in a variety of colours - both on the inside and out. But they aren’t just beautiful to look at. The benefits of eating a plum are more than you could have ever imagined. From various skin benefits to health benefits, the nutritional content of plums can do wonders for your body.
Plums contain a wide variety of healthy components, vitamins and minerals. They are an excellent source of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), vitamin B1, B3, B3, B6, folate, vitamin E and vitamin K. Also, the minerals present in them include iron, calcium, zinc and magnesium. Since they are low in calories and high in dietary fibre, the fruit contains no harmful fats making it the perfect fruit for those on a diet.
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