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In The News (June 2015)

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

June 25, 2015 11:48 | Washington Post

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.


June 24, 2015 14:29

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

June 18, 2015 10:32

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