Naturally sweet, pitted prunes make a welcome and healthy addition to a balanced diet. Full of dietary fibre, pitted prunes have long been used to treat digestive problems such as constipation. It may also help you to lose weight with the fibre making you feel fuller and therefore more satisfied. They are also high in antioxidants, which help protect our cells from damage. Prunes also may help promote bone health and heart health, and assist to reduce blood sugar levels.