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excellent laxative, high fiber (digestion, heart, cholesterol) high phosphorus (nervous system), Vit A and beta carotene (vision) iron, potassium, free radical scavenging antioxidants (anti-aging), rich in B-vitamins(metabolize carbohydrates, proteins, and fats), vitamin K (alzheimer’s), anti-cancer agents, iron, high vitamin C (asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatism)
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What does it mean when you dream about prunes?

Prunes may symbolize an emotional or creative blockage. They may also represent aging (“wrinkled as a prune”).

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cALifoRniA prune and sALTED CARAMEL CREAM (Serves eight) INGREDIENTS For the California prune puree: 150g California prunes Peel of one orange 25g caster sugar Water to cover Juice of 1/2 a lemon Rum for soaking For the salted caramel cream: 300ml double cream 100ml full fat milk 125g caster sugar 3g gelatine leaf 2tbsp water 6 large egg yolks 2tsp Maldon salt METHOD FIRST make the California prune puree.
celebrity chef Rosemary Shrager"Prunes are so versatile and you can do so much with them.
The participants in the study were divided into two groups - those who ate prunes every day (140g a day for women and 171g a day for men) and those who were given advice on healthy snacks over the period of active weight loss.
"Rich, flavourful and delicious, California Prunes are renowned for their quality and versatility as a cooking ingredient.
The best time to prune autumn and winter-planted roses and established bushes is early spring, when growth is just beginning and the uppermost buds are swelling but no leaves have appeared.
This year, French Camp will mechanically prune and farm 1,200 acres.
Prunes contain no fat and a small amount of them eaten regularly will keep the body's metabolism ticking over - which helps to reduce the amount of cellulite.
The Americans have been eating prunes religiously for a few years and now Ireland is starting to follow suit as new research has revealed that this `super-fruit' could help in the crusade against cancer and heart disease.
I'm quite happy with prunes and can't understand how they have acquired the same reputation as over-cooked cabbage.
Prunes touted as low-fat food additive: The California Prune Board, the largest prune group in the world, is courting the U.S.