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Welcome Tummywise Visitors. All of the great content from the Tummywise site has now been incorporated in the California Dried Plums site.

 The CDPB blog is now live!


Good for Your Health

Packed with goodness- from dietary fiber to antioxidants and more, California Dried Plums are a source of many important compounds.

About Dried Plums

California Dried Plums

California Dried Plums are not only tasty, versatile and nutritious, but they are an important part of California history and agriculture.

In The News

For Healthy Bones: Got Prunes? Onions ? Salmon? Walnuts?

Prunes, which are dried plums, are commonly associated with digestive health, but they “have a magical power in terms of bone,” says Shirin Hooshmand, a San Diego State University assistant professor whose extensive research in animals and humans shows that eating the fruit can reverse and prevent bone loss. According to her latest, yet-to-be-published study, all it takes is five or six medium prunes a day to get this bone-preserving effect.


The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced a 2015 California dried plum crop estimate of 100,000 short tons.

Research Suggest A Link Between Dried Plums and Healthy Bones

Two studies presented at the International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis Highlight the Positive Effects of Prunes


CA Department of Food & Agriculture
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

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