Prunes or Plums — Which Has More Benefits?


By Dr. Mercola If you know anyone with osteoporosis, you may be familiar with some of the more overt signs, such as broken bones, weak grip strength or back pain. People with this condition may develop a “stooped” posture or even become shorter because their bones are literally being compressed. There’s good news, though, as a new study has revealed dramatic and positive effects from dried plums. Scientists found that “dried plum not only protects against but more importantly reverses bone loss in two separate models of osteopenia,” another name for bone loss and the forerunner of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis affects both males and females, although more women than men. One study describes it as a “debilitating disorder” exacerbated by age: “As the demographic shift to a more aged population continues, a growing number of men and women will be afflicted with osteoporosis and a search for potential non-pharmacological alternative therapies for osteoporosis is of prime interest. Aside fro
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/03/27/prunes-or-plums.aspx

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