Easy to Prepare, Healthy Meals with California Prunes

By Alison Needham

Easy to prepare, healthy meals have been trending for quite some time. With harried schedules more the norm now than ever, it’s a trend that’s not going away anytime soon. Although prunes are most often touted for their gut-health benefits, many home cooks and chefs alike are discovering that the recipes that include California Prunes and Prune Purée can help get a healthy, delicious meal on the table – and quickly!

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How do Antioxidants Impact Inflammation?

By: Leslie Bonci, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LDN

When it comes to overall health and wellness, free radicals, antioxidants, and inflammation are important factors worth addressing.

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Healthier Baked Goods with California Prunes

By Alison Needham

Perhaps you’ve heard of the gut health benefits of eating prunes every day. While we are huge fans of simply eating prunes as a healthy, nutritious, and delicious snack, we predict that prunes are the next BIG thing to add health and nutrition to baked goods! Whether you are trying to reduce refined sugar, cut unhealthy fats, or simply make healthier baked goods, California Prunes and Prune Purée are ingredients more and more bakers are relying on to enhance their cakes, cookies, muffins, and more.

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Get in the Zone to Protect Your Bones at Every Life Stage

By Leslie Bonci, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Here are some friendly tips to incorporate California Prunes from the early years through adulthood, based on the four major principles of the recently released 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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Protecting Your Heart with California Prunes

By Jim White, RDN

What do you think of when you think about California Prunes? Most immediately, people tend to think of their wonderful effects on digestion and gut health. While that is true, California Prunes are also incredibly cardioprotective.

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California Prunes: Good For Your Body, Bones & Athletic Performance!

By Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD, LD

Fresh fruit, dried fruit, frozen fruit…so much fruit to choose from and still so much confusion over what’s best for health. In this post, I’ll tackle what I think is one of the most underrated options: California Prunes!

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California Prunes: The Unsung Heroes for Moms & Kids, Alike!

By Annessa Chumbley, RD

To me, prunes are like the little unsung heroes in the food & nutrition world. But give them a crown and a cape, because they truly are superheroes for the body. Just take a look at the benefits.

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How California Prunes Can Support Your Core Nutrition Goals

By Leslie Bonci, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Smart athletes include foods that benefit their heart, and certainly decreasing the risk of injury by optimizing bone health is a goal for all active people. So, what do California Prunes bring to the plate, bowl or glass?

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4 Surprising Facts about California Prunes

By Chris Mohr, PhD, RD

If prunes aren’t on your grocery shopping list yet, they will be once you learn about all the goodness of California Prunes. While some may think that prunes only help with ‘regularity,’ they are so much more! Here are 4 surprising facts about prunes, besides helping your digestion.

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What Makes California Prunes a Perfect Pantry-Staple

By Marisa Moore, MBA. RDN. LD.

Prunes are a fiber-rich and sweet addition to any plate – as an appetizer, snack or part of the main meal. The slightly earthy, sweet flavor goes well with lots of foods, including different proteins, grains, and baked goods. Pair California Prunes with …

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