Prunes, also known as Alu Bhukara in Hindi, are mostly dried plums. Prunes can spruce up your health in many ways:

  • Prunes are rich in flavonoids, which prevents osteoporosis.
  • Prunes contain phytonutrients that prevent cancer and heart ailments.
  • Prunes are good for diabetes by keeping blood sugar level in control.
  • Prunes are an excellent source of vitamin C that builds up your immunity.
  • Prunes have fibre, sorbitol and diphenyl isatin that regulate digestion.

Additional Reading:

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