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Posted on 10-26-2011

Prune Power? 


In the US, 8 million women have osteoporosis because of the sudden cessation of ovarian hormone production at the onset of menopause. In the first 5-7 postmenopausal years, women are at risk of losing bone at a rate of 3-5% per year. In a study, the group of women who consumed dried plums had significantly higher bone mineral density in comparison with the group of women who ate dried apples. This was due, in part, to the ability of dried plums to suppress the rate of bone resorption, or the breakdown of bone, which tends to exceed the rate of new bone growth as people age.

-British Journal of Nutrition, Aug 2011

Have a Blessed Day!

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Essie said:

Hey, kiellr job on that one you guys!

2011-11-24 04:35:23

Bubby said:

Many many quality potins there.

2011-11-24 14:28:08

Rowdy said:

Pin my tail and call me a donkey, that really helepd.

2011-11-26 19:15:24

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