Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Prunes
- ½ cup pitted prunes: 49 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 6 grams fiber and 209 calories.
- 1 medium prune (about a third of an ounce): 5 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 23 calories.
- 1 ounce prunes: 16 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 2 grams fiber and 67 calories.
Glycemic Index for PrunesOne study of prunes had an average GI of 29.
Glycemic Load of Prunes
- ½ cup pitted prunes: 27
1 medium prune (about a third of an ounce): 3
1 ounce prunes: 9
Health Benefits of PrunesPrunes are known for their fiber content, half of which is soluble fiber. Prunes are an excellent source of vitamin K and a good source of potassium. Prunes are also a good source of antioxidant chemicals, which help protect our cells.
More Information About Prunes 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.