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The California Dried Plum Board was excited to attend the 2014 Food & Nutrition Convention Expo in Atlanta, Ga, where we had the oppurtunity to distribute recipes, complimentary bone scans and PLUMKINS.
Sacramento, Calif. (October 12, 2016) - Athletes of all ages are faced with bone-chilling odds when it comes to injuries. More than 2.6 million children, ages ninteen and under, are seen in emergency rooms for sports-related injuries each year with bone injuries among the most common. Taking action to strengthen bones beginning at a young age is critical, and nutrition plays a important role.
Prune juice: It’s not just for granny anymore! This thick fruit juice can treat digestive problems, protect your heart and liver, and even strengthen your bones. That’s because prunes are simply dried plums, which means prune juice contains amazing plum benefits and more.
New Study Adds to Ongoing Research that Dried Plums Bone-Preserving Effects Seen with One Daily Serving of Dried Plums
Sacramento, Calif. (March 10, 2016) - One in two women and up to one in four men over age 50 will break a bone in their lifetime due to osteoporosis. While bone health may not top the list of common health concerns, the risk is real. In fact, for women, the chance of breaking a hip is equal to her combined risk of breast, uterine and ovarian cancer.1 Various lifestyle factors, including diet and exercise, can help to prevent osteoporosis, which is actually not considered a normal part of aging. And new research, published in Osteoporosis International, highlights the important role that one specific fruit - dried plums (prunes) - might play in strengthening bones.
San Diego, CA – (April 4, 2016) – New research presented this week at Experimental Biology 2016 (EB 2016) expands on the current body of evidence supporting the link between dried plums (prunes) and bone health in post-menopausal women, and the effect of dried plums on reducing colon cancer risk in an animal model. The findings align with previous studies that have discovered dried plums’ benefits on both bone and colon health.