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2014-07-17 08:28:22

A STUDY PUBLISHED IN THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION IDENTIFIES THREE POTENTIAL PATHWAYS BY WHICH DRIED PLUMS MAY CONTRIBUTE TO BONE HEALTH SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-seven million Americans suffer from low bone density or osteoporosis, a disease which causes bones to become so weak and brittle that even a minor fall or other stresses may cause fractures.(1) A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition in July examined the mechanism of the...

2014-06-04 04:21:02

As title sponsor of Yuba City's Triple Crown Viewing Party Celebrating California Chrome, Sunsweet invites fans locally and nationwide to share in the excitement of horseracing history in the making YUBA CITY, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yuba City, the home of famed racehorse California Chrome's co-owners, Denise and Perry Martin, is shutting down the streets and rolling out the red carpet for what could potentially be a history-making-race on Saturday, June 7. Sunsweet...

prunes for weight loss
2014-05-30 03:45:01

University of Liverpool Research by the University of Liverpool has found that eating prunes as part of a weight control diet can improve weight loss. Consumption of dried fruit is not readily recommended during weight loss despite evidence it enhances feelings of fullness. Low fiber consumers However, a study by the University's Institute of Psychology, Health and Society of 100 overweight and obese low fiber consumers tested whether eating prunes as part of a weight loss diet...

2014-04-29 04:21:56

Sunsweet Encourages Bone Health with The Amaz!ng Prune and Other Healthy Lifestyle Habits YUBA CITY, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 52 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, and studies suggest that one in two women and up to one in four men ages 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis.(1) Osteoporosis is concerning because you can't feel your bones getting weaker, which is why it's often referred to as the "silent disease." May is National...

2012-12-12 05:02:03

Stapleton Spence Packing Company announces Stapleton´s California Gourmet Pitted Prunes, conveniently packaged in a cost-effective 2 pound resealable pouch. San Jose, California (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Stapleton Spence Packing Company announces Stapleton´s California Gourmet Pitted Prunes, conveniently packaged in a cost-effective 2 pound resealable pouch. Stapleton´s California Gourmet Pitted Prunes are all natural and preservative free. The resealable package makes this...

2012-03-15 13:00:00

Stapleton-Spence Packing Company completes largest solar water heating system in the State of California. Gridley, California (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 Stapleton-Spence´s fruit processing and co-pack facility has the largest solar water heating system ever installed in California, saving the company 37,584 therms of natural gas annually. 37,500 therms is equivalent to 1 million kWh or a carbon footprint offset of 1.4 million pounds of CO2, the equivalent to 2,000 cars annually, sources...

2011-08-18 14:58:01

When it comes to improving bone health in postmenopausal women "” and people of all ages, actually "” a Florida State University researcher has found a simple, proactive solution to help prevent fractures and osteoporosis: eating dried plums. "Over my career, I have tested numerous fruits, including figs, dates, strawberries and raisins, and none of them come anywhere close to having the effect on bone density that dried plums, or prunes, have," said Bahram H. Arjmandi, Florida...

2011-08-08 07:02:00

YUBA CITY, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunsweet Growers Inc. today announced its acquisition of Function Drinks, a Southern California company known for its line of innovative, dietary supplement beverages. The acquisition is part of Sunsweet's ongoing initiative to leverage its unique set of skills and resources to help emerging beverage brands break through to mainstream success. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110808/LA48575LOGO) "We're very excited about the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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