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American Plum fruit


Introduction of American Plum fruit


            Scientific name - Prunus domestica


American Plum is also called as Wild Plum. It belongs to North America. It can be seen in its distinct beauty in roadsides and pastures. Kansas area extensively plants this fruit.


American Plum


This is one of the various species of native plums. They are adaptive to any type of soil which makes them a fair pick. This fruit is a blend of yellow and red. They are small in size and the skin is thick. The flesh is the incredible part of this fruit; it is sweet when it becomes overripe. The smell and flavor of an ideal American plum is just amazing. Sauces and jams can be prepared with American plums.


American Plum

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Nutritional Value of American Plum fruit


Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 70 Kcal 3.5%
Carbohydrates 17 g 13%
Protein 0.5g 1%
Total Fat 0.27 g 1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 1.80 g 4.5%
Vitamins
Folates 14 g 3.5%
Niacin 0.584 mg 3.5%
Pantothenic acid 0.160 mg 1%
Pyridoxine 0.134 mg 10%
Riboflavin 0.057 mg 4%
Thiamin 0.058 mg 5%
Vitamin A 765 IU 25.5%
Vitamin C 27.7 mg 46%
Vitamin E 1.12 mg 7.5%
Vitamin K 4.2 g 3.5%
Electrolytes
Sodium 2 mg 0%
Potassium 156 mg 3%
Minerals
Calcium 10 mg 1%
Copper 0.110 mg 12%
Iron 0.13 mg 1.5%
Magnesium 9 mg 2%
Manganese 0.027 mg 1%
Zinc 0.04 mg 0%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene- 445 g --
Carotene-a 17 g --
Crypto-xanthin- 11 g --
Lutein-zeaxanthin 0 g --
Lycopene 0 g --

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Health Benefits of American Plum fruit

American Plum3

arrowPreventing Heart disease.


arrowPreventing cancer.


arrowManage diabetes.


arrowLowering blood pressure.



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