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Prunes More Effective Than Psyllium for Constipation Treatment

Results from a clinical trial prove that dried plums are safe, palatable and more effective than psyllium for the treatment of mild to moderate constipation, and should be considered as a first line therapy. Prunes (dried plums) should be used as the first line of therapy in treating constipation. This study […]

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Webinar: Dishin’ It Up With Canned Prunes

In this webinar entitled Dishin It Up With Canned Prunes, Corporate Chef, Dr Victor Hong, shows you how to put this versatile ingredient to work as a fat substitute in baking and as an ingredient in numerous recipes and applications. The webinar also highlights why canned prunes or dried plums, […]

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New Health Benefit of Prunes – Increase in Bone Mass

Prunes or Dried Plums have long been perceived as the “constipation fruit.” While consuming prunes and prune products is beneficial to digestive health due to their high fiber content, recent studies conclude that prunes may also help treat osteoporosis and increase bone mass. A report in the latest edition of […]

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California Prunes, Dried Pitted Plums

Nutritious Canned Foods

Canned fruits and vegetables are a nutritious addition to a healthy diet. Although cans were invented almost 200 years ago and are seen as an old fashioned, they are safe to use, have a long shelf life, preserve nutrition and are more recyclable than most or all other containers. Most fruits […]

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Dried Plums (Prunes)

Dried Plums: The Sensational Superfruit

What is a Superfruit? Fruits, such as Prunes, are labeled as “Superfruits” due their high antioxidant content and composition. Prunes (Dried Plums) have a high Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) value of 8557 per 100 grams.  Fresh plum juice concentrate has an even higher ORAC value. The antioxidants found in prunes […]

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How to Turn Plums into Prunes – Dehydration Process

Watch the video below to see how to turn plums into prunes.  After the plums are harvested, they are transported from the fields in huge bins.  The plums are washed in what is called a dipper and then the plums are placed single file onto trays, which are then stacked.  […]

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Prunes (Dried Plums)

Nutritious Facts About Prunes (Dried Plums)

Prunes or dried plums are concentrated goodness! Did you know that just 3 medium prunes make up a single serving* of healthy goodness. How good? Prunes are a great source of fiber, which has been documented to possibly reduce the risk of certain cancers. Prunes are also good sources of […]

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Antioxidants and Free Radicals – Definitions

Antioxidants Antioxidants are chemical compounds that are able to quench the effects of free radicals.  Scientist have now identified a number of these antioxidants.  Most are naturally occurring plant compounds such as plant phenolics, carotenoids such as Vitamin A or E and some organic acids such as Vitamin C (ascorbic […]

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Prunes Rank #1 in Antioxidant Activity

It is documented that people who eat lots of fruit and vegetables are less likely to develop diseases like cancer and heart disease. Of course, fruits and vegetables are generally low in fat and rich in fiber, but there’s something more…. Scientists are now discovering that part of the benefit […]

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