Sunsweet Growers is proud to be an Official Partner for World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, 2016

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Help spread the word about better bone health and get involved

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Led by the International Osteoporosis Foundation, World Osteoporosis Day takes place every year to shine a light on the importance of bone health. This year’s theme, Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future, is focused on preventative methods and the importance of early action to protect bone and muscle health.

Sunsweet is a nutrition supporter for WOD, with the goal of helping people lead healthier lives and reduce the preventable risk of osteoporosis.

Bone strength and density are crucial components to overall well-being and can be heavily influenced by nutrition. Emerging research suggests that the nutrients found in prunes can lead to improved bone health. Namely, a recent study suggests that osteopenic, postmenopausal women who ate 50 grams of prunes per day (about 4-5 prunes) for six months experienced improved bone mineral density at the end of the clinical trial.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prunes are emerging as a surprising fruit that can have a positive impact on bone health. Not only do prunes contain a variety of nutrients that play a role in bone building, structure, maintenance and breakdown – like vitamin K, phosphorus, boron and potassium – but research continues to show that prunes help support healthy bones. Sunsweet Growers Inc. is a proud supporter of WOD and incorporating bone-building habits – like eating a daily serving of prunes (4-5 prunes) – into a regular lifestyle routine.

For additional information and access to bone healthy lifestyle tips, recipes and more, visit: http://sunsweetworldosteoporosisday.com/.