TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadians care about health and wellness, so they’re looking for healthy snacks and foods that will help them improve their diets and lifestyles in the year ahead.
“One snack that should be considered during winter months when fresh fruit is more expensive is California prunes,” said Canadian nutritionist Angela Dufour. “Plums contain dietary fiber and have a low glycemic index, which helps Control your blood sugar levels, and a five serving of plums contains only 100 calories.”
Plums are a delicious, shelf-stable alternative to fresh fruit and an easy-to-carry snack. Three recent studies have shown that plums are not only delicious, but also beneficial for gut, bone, and heart health:
- Researchers at the University of Liverpool* found that study participants who ate plums reported lower levels of hunger and satiety over a 12-week period compared to those who opted for other snacks…