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The Fruit You Need to Reverse Osteoporosis

Move over, milk: Turns out dried plums (a.k.a. prunes) are a great way to prevent—and even reverse—osteoporosis, according to a recent study in the British Journal of Nutrition.

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Move over, milk: Turns out dried plums (a.k.a. prunes) are a great way to prevent—and even reverse—osteoporosis, according to a recent study in the British Journal of Nutrition.

Eating five to six dried plums a day was shown to help prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women, thanks to the fact that they contain several nutrients important for bone health at any age, including vitamin K, boron, magnesium, potassium, and polyphenols. So, rather than saving prunes for times of tummy woe, pack some for a post-practice snack to give your bone-strengthening yoga habit an additional leg up.

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