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The Low-Cost Superfood that Builds Strong Bones

When we think of dried plums, or prunes as they are also known, we’re more likely to think of their bowel-regulating abilities than their capacity to build strong bones. But according to research publ…

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The Dried Fruit That Could Prevent & Reverse Bone Mass Loss

Think prunes and the first word that pops into the mind is probably something along the lines of "digestion." For centuries, grandmas have encouraged us to eat prunes for keeping things smooth and reg…

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The Best Fix for Constipation

Though there is an International Prune Association keeping us all apprised of the latest prune news from around the world, the California prune board successfully pressured the U.S. Food and Drug Admi…

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The Healing Pleasures of Prunes

Pity the prune That misunderstood fruit A prune is a plum In an unpressed suit. - Louis Phillips Sweet, sticky, chewy and very very good for you: that’s the magic of a prune. Make this wonder …

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The Rebranding of 6 Popular Food Items

By Allison Ford, DivineCAroline Here’s a food riddle: When is high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) not high-fructose corn syrup? When it’s “corn sugar.” Yes, get ready to start seeing this new, innoce…

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Top 10 Superfoods for Winter

When did we become so hungry for health-miracles and super-cures? Has it always been like this--or is it a more recent desire borne from the fear of ill-health caused by the modern world? All I know i…

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