Prunes are high in fibre. When prunes are juiced, they lose a lot of their fibre, but they keep some. That fibre keeps food moving through your intestines.
Constipation can help prevent haemorrhoids. An anus or rectum hemorrhoid is a swollen vein. This can occur when attempting to go #2. Blood can leak from haemorrhoids.
Prune juice is abundant in potassium, which the body need for many functions. It helps maintain appropriate cell fluid levels, salt balance, and blood pressure.
Prune juice may also help lower cholesterol. It may cause atherosclerosis (narrowing arteries caused by plaque build-up). Blood flow is restricted by atherosclerosis.
Iron is abundant in prune juice, which is good for the blood. Prune juice includes 3 mg iron per half-cup. This is roughly 17% of the daily value for adults.
Prunes include boron, which your body requires to create and repair your bones. This mineral is used to cure bone diseases like osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.
Prunes — especially prune juice — are popular weight-loss treats. Prune juice's fibre content can help you feel full. This may help you eat less while still feeling full.
Colon cancer can be an aggressive and difficult to detect cancer. But the antioxidants in prune juice *might* help lessen your risk of developing this disease.
Prune juice contains several key vitamins for your body. It also contains minerals like phosphorous, manganese, copper, and magnesium.
Traditionally, prune juice was given to people with liver disease, including hepatitis and jaundice. There’s some evidence that this use could be helpful.