7 Health Benefits of Prunes

1.  Vitamins and minerals

Prunes have lots of healthy carbs, fiber, and are low in calories. But they also have many vitamins and minerals that are good for you.

2. Supports healthy bones

Eating 5-6 prunes per day for six months can prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women with osteopenia.

3. Lowers cholesterol levels

Eating prunes provides 11% of your daily fiber needs, which helps lower blood cholesterol.

4. Supports healthy digestion

The fiber in prunes may be the reason they work as a laxative. Scientists believe that the combination of fiber, phenolic compounds

5.Supports healthy digestion

Bread instead of a lettuce wrap, and that's okay! Bread is a simple way to get carbs and other important nutrients.

6.Stabilizes blood sugar levels

Prunes are naturally sweet and can be used as a healthier alternative to sugar in baked goods and other recipes.

7. Provides a feeling of fullness

Bonci says that research suggests prunes might help you feel fuller.

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