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2013 CALIFORNIA DRIED PLUM CROP ESTIMATE

July 30, 2013 16:50

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
announced a 2013 California dried plum crop estimate of 105,000 short tons.

2012 California Dried Plum Crop Estimate

June 01, 2012 15:16

Sacramento, CA (June 1, 2012) - The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) announced a 2012 California dried plum crop estimate of 120,000 short tons.

Dr. Bahram H. Arjmandi Study on Bone Health in Postmenopausal Women

April 24, 2012 10:55

When it comes to improving bone health in postmenopausal women — and people of all ages, actually — a Florida State University researcher has found a simple, proactive solution to help prevent fractures and osteoporosis: eating dried plums.

California Dried Plum Board Partners with World Champion Swimmer Natalie Coughlin to Fuel Peak Performance

January 12, 2012 15:19

The California Dried Plum Board is partnering with Gold Medalist and World Champion Swimmer Natalie Coughlin for the third year in a row to launch the “Super Snacking” sweepstakes.

2011 California Dried Plum Crop Estimate

June 02, 2011 12:12

N.A.S.S. announced 2011 California Dried Plum crop estimate - June 2, 2011

Dive Into Healthy Eating With Gold Medalist Natalie Coughlin

May 03, 2011 09:59

Many people wait until summer to get in shape for bathing suit season, but Gold Medalist and World Champion swimmer Natalie Coughlin stays fit and healthy year-round with a challenging workout regimen and a healthy diet that includes California Dried Plums.  

Dried Plums (Prunes) Shown More Effective Than Psyllium in Treating Constipation

March 18, 2011 09:50

Dried plums should be considered the initial approach to the management of mild to moderate constipation.

Dried Plum Restores Bone in Aging Mice, Scientists Report

October 18, 2010 10:32

A diet supplemented with powdered dried plum restores bone lost by mice during the course of normal aging, in a study lead by a researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.

Prune Puree May Be Effective Fat Replacer in Cakes

October 18, 2010 10:29

Prune puree can replace as much as 30 per cent of the fat by weight in chocolate cupcakes, and could be used to reduce saturated fat levels in baked goods, according to an upcoming presentation by US researchers.

California Dried Plums...Superfruits Solution to Raising Protein Value

October 28, 2009 12:09
IFT Fruit & Vegetable Division Newsletter

California dried plums may be one of the most unique foods in nature.

World Champion Swimmer Natalie Coughlin: Spokesperson

October 28, 2009 10:34

Natalie Coughlin, Olympic gold medalist and World Champion swimmer, is the new California Dried Plum Board spokesperson.

A Tasty Snack That Can Help Curb Appetite

October 28, 2009 10:29

New research shows dried plums influence satiety and improve dietary quality for women

California Dried Plums Naturally Substitute for Phosphates in Poultry Processing

September 27, 2009 07:11

Dried Plum Products as a Substitute for Phosphates in Poultry Processing

Stealth Nutrition: Building Positive Eating Habits

March 31, 2009 09:06
Food Trends

Making sure your kids are eating their fruits and vegetables doesn't have to be a chore. David Grotto, RD LDN, author of "101 Food That Could Save Your Life"

Ageless Beauty Foods Revitalize Your Body

March 28, 2009 10:09
News of Nutrition

Feeling youthful and looking your best at any age may be easier than you think.

Dried Plums on "Spotlight On"

February 25, 2009 10:43
Spotlight On

"Spotlight On" California Dried Plums aired on Public Television stations nationwide http://www.trivue.org/All_Movies/Prunes.html

Pioneer Study Reveals Dried Plums Effective in the Reduction of Heart Disease

January 26, 2009 06:09
British Journal of Nutrition

An animal study published in the British Journal of Nutrition this month suggests that eating dried plums slows the development of atherosclerosis.

Dried Plums Premiere on Oprah!

January 26, 2009 05:58
California Dried Plum Board

Dried plums made the coveted list of six in the healthy antioxidant food category!