Prunes for…. Bones?

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No joke! A new study in the British Journal of Nutrition showed that among postmenopausal women, 10 prunes a day improved bone mineral density significantly because of their ability to suppress the rate of bone resorption (the breakdown of bone) which tends to exceed the rate of new bone growth as people age. Daily prunes may be a great way to prevent osteoporosis or fractures. Start with 2 or 3 and work your way up to 10.

Read more here. Delicious Prune Pudding for dessert today anyone?

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3 Responses to Prunes for…. Bones?

  1. Very cool! Actually adore Prunes as they are like “wrinkled sugar bombs” to me. And anything I perceive as “safe sugar” is a okay with me!

  2. Jen Reilly says:

    LOVE that! “Wrinkled sugar bombs”… but what about Medjool Dates? “Wrinkled Even More Sugary Bombs?” My kids beg for dates for dessert. xoxo

  3. Lee Langley says:

    Excellent news… I lurve prunes 🙂

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