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April 25, 2016 14:25
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.
April 25, 2016 11:09
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.
February 11, 2016 08:37
Emerging Animal Research Suggests Dried Plums Help Prevent Bone Loss in Those Exposed to Radiation
March 30, 2015 09:25
New research presented at the 2015 Experimental Biology meeting expands on the current body of evidence suggesting that eating dried plums may offer benefits ranging from supporting bone health in post-menopausal women to helping to reduce inflammation in smokers.
January 05, 2015 16:05
Chefs throughout the world have long used dried plums (prunes) in both sweet and savory dishes. They often use dried plums to balance other flavors in stews, meat entrées, stuffed pork loin, among other delicious fare
April 26, 2012 15:01
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.
March 18, 2011 15:31
Dried plums should be considered the initial approach to the management of mild to moderate constipation.
April 30, 2008 05:23
At a time when food processors, consumers and foodservice operators are coping with rising food prices, a natural approach to improving the utilization of undervalued meat proteins emerges using California dried plums.
July 09, 2007 05:56
The California Dried Plum Board announces the launch of its new website www.californiadriedplums.org. User-friendly updates make the website more convenient and informative.
June 13, 2007 11:42
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims January as "California Dried Plum Digestive Health Month".
June 01, 2007 04:42
International Prune Conference to be held in Chile
March 07, 2007 09:51
Study shows that men are also at risk for developing osteoporosis.
December 22, 2006 15:49
A recent survey by CondéNet, an online division of Condé Nast Publications, and the California Dried Plum Board, has found that digestive health issues are widespread among travelers. A majority suffer digestive health problems when traveling. Registered Dietitian Leslie Bonci Offers On-The-Go Food Solutions.
September 13, 2004 10:25
The California Dried Plum Board announced at its September 9, 2004 meeting that the 2004 dried plum crop will not reach 50,000 tons. This would be the smallest California dried plum crop since the 45,000 ton crop in 1918.
August 27, 2002 10:30
Dried plums, known already for their antioxidant power, may also contribute to the prevention of bone loss in postmenopausal women, according to a new study conducted by Bahram H. Arjmandi, PhD, RD at Oklahoma State University .
November 01, 2001 06:46
According to Dr. Kris Clark, Director of Sports Nutrition at Penn State University, carbohydrate-rich foods fuel and energize the cells in your body, which, in turn, can fuel and energize YOU. And, eating such foods for meals and snacks will help boost and maintain energy levels throughout the day.
February 01, 2001 05:10
A series of tests to determine the effects of dried plum puree and fresh plum juice on five ground beef-borne bacteria.
November 15, 2000 05:16
Prune juice is also a good source of potassium
June 15, 2000 06:07
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the California Prune Board (CPB) permission to use "dried plums" as an alternative name to "prunes."