Eating Prunes Daily May Prevent Bone Loss

Sunsweet prunes A new, clinical trial expands on the increasing body of evidence suggesting that dried plums help support healthy bones in postmenopausal women. 

“Participants from our study maintained their bone mineral density by eating 5 to 6 dried plums per day, which is a very exciting finding as this can easily be achieved by snacking on dried plums or incorporating them into recipes,” says Shirin Hooshmand, PhD, the lead researcher on the study and associate professor at the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University. Read More…