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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.

Nutrition

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

SPACE HEALTH RESEARCH COMES DOWN TO EARTH

Astronauts are exposed to ionizing radiation that can increase oxidative damage in skeletal tissues and lead to an imbalance in the dynamics of bone building and breakdown. Although genetics play a role in determining bone mass, prunes can help slow or prevent bone loss.

2016 CALIFORNIA DRIED PLUM/PRUNE CROP ESTIMATE CONFIRMS SPRING WEATHER IMPACT

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) today released a 2016 California dried plum/prune crop estimate

CDPB Spring Newsletter

While calcium and vitamin D supplementation is recommended for favorable effects on bone, the nutrients in prunes (dried plums) that are associated with bone health - potassium, magnesium, vitamin K, boron and bioactive compounds (polyphenol antioxidants) - have sparked research.

Links

CA Department of Food & Agriculture
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Link to Other Dried Plum Resources

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