Research Shows Prune’s Protective Role Against Disease

Sunsweet prunesStudies continue to demonstrate the connection between health and prune consumption. Previous research at Oklahoma State University uncovered a link between gut immunity and bone health. At Experimental Biology in Chicago this past April, Professor Brenda J. Smith of OSU suggested that the polyphenols in prunes coincided with a decrease in inflammation. At the same meeting, new research from Texas A&M University showed that these same polyphenols also might lower the incidence of colon cancer. Read more from the California Dried Plum Board.