Over the past decade, researchers have made considerable progress in discovering and understanding the positive effects the consumption of prunes have on bone, heart, and gut health.

California Prunes are a source of important vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fibre. Together, these nutrients form a web of vital functions that support overall health and the immune system.

Did you know that Prunes are:

  • high in fiber
  • high in vitamin K
  • high in potassium
  • are a source of manganese
  • area source of vitamin B6
  • are a source of copper
  • contain sorbitol (which is a polyol)
  • contain only naturally occurring sugars, with no added sugar
  • contain carbohydrate
  • are fat-free
  • are salt-free
  • and contain no added salt

Additional Research

Considerable research has been done to discover and understand the positive impact the consumption of California Prunes has on gut health, bone health, heart health, and weight management. The following abstracts summarize key findings in these and other areas.