When you go for fresh fruit, it’s usually because you want a quick and healthier snack option. But did you know there’s a fruit that can help you with your bones? Next time you’re in the produce aisle, grab some prunes.
Prunes are rich in minerals, vitamin K, phenolic compounds, and dietary fiber—all which may be able to help counter some of the effects of osteoporosis.
However, while prunes may be known for their superfruit status, they can be high in sugar. Always pay attention to serving sizes and try a combination of prunes with a fat or protein to prevent a spike in blood sugar.
Since they’re so portable it’s convenient to snack on any time of day. But you can mix them trail mix, salad, or your favorite yogurt.
You can also put them on top of pizza – they mix well with arugula and balsamic vinegar.
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