The plum is a wonderful, juicy fruit that is very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. It is also a good source of dietary fiber, and vitamins A, C and K.
These delicious, succulent fruits are quite low in calories. Each 100 grams of plums contain 46 calories and contains no saturated fats. One medium-sized fresh plum contains 113 mg of potassium, a mineral that helps manage high blood pressure and reduce stroke risk. The reddish-blue pigment in some plums, called anthocyanins, may protect against cancer by mopping up harmful free radicals.