Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Plums
- ½ cup sliced plums: 8 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 38 calories.
- 1 medium plum (2 and 1/8 inch diameter; about 2 and 1/3 oz.): 8 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 30 calories.
Glycemic Index for PlumsThe averages in two studies of plums ranged between 24 to 53, with an average glycemic index of 39.
Glycemic Load of Plums
- ½ cup of sliced plums: 2
1 medium (2 and 1/8" diameter; about 2 and 1/3 oz.): 2
Health Benefits of PlumsPlums are a good source of vitamin C. About half the fiber in plums is soluble, mainly pectin.
Low-Carb Recipes With Plums
- Sugar-Free Chinese Plum Sauce (uses sugar-free plum jam)
More Information About Plums at Calorie Count Plus.More Carb Profiles:
Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.