A serving of five prunes contains about 10% of the DRI of iodine for a day. Prunes contain other important nutrients as well, including vitamin K and plenty of fiber. The shriveled fruit helps keep the digestive system running smoothly, but can cause bloating and gas when eaten in excess.
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