This juice of Jambu which helps to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Jamun is very low in calories, rich in phyto-nutrients like dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants.
What is Jamun ?
- Jamun is an evergreen fruiting tree with the scientific name Syzygium cumini. More commonly known as black plum, it may also be called jambul, java plum or jamblang, depending on where you are in the world. This tree is primarily cultivated for its fruit, which bears the same name and looks similar to a small plum or a large berry. The color changes from light green to pink to dark purple when it is fully mature.
- Black Plum Nutrition Facts : Black plums contain a significant amount of vitamin C, iron, magnesium, B-family vitamins, and dietary fiber, as well as potassium, vitamin A and small amounts of protein. They contain a moderate amount of calories, roughly 75 per cup, but there is a minimal amount of fat and no cholesterol to speak of.
- Boosts Immunity : There is a good amount of vitamin C and other antioxidants in this fruit, which can help to stimulate the production of white blood cells, and in turn, increase the strength of the immune system. Also, according to the Journal Food Research International, black plums have antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-viral properties that help keep you protected from many diseases. Weight Loss : Being low in calories, jamun is a cherished addition to many weight loss diets. Plus it is also a source of dietary fiber so it helps to optimize digestion and keep you full as well.