The second generation. USDA organic. Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth. This product sold by weight, not by volume. Contents settle during shipping and handling. Made in USA.
- High in Antioxidants
- Fat & Cholesterol Free
- Great Tasting
- Easy to snack on
- Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds
- Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
- ASIN: B001ET5Y52
- UPC: 884284041252
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Average Customer Review (131 customer reviews)
Highest in Antioxidants!, By fronkensteen
August 8, 2006
Newman's own Organics California Prunes (dried plums) are the best tasting prunes I've ever had.Prunes are well known for their ability to prevent constipation. In addition to providing bulk and decreasing the transit time of fecal matter, thus decreasing the risk of colon cancer and hemorrhoids, prunes' insoluble fiber also provides food for the 'friendly' bacteria in the large intestine. When these helpful bacteria ferment prunes' insoluble fiber, they produce a short-chain fatty acid called butyric acid, which serves as the primary fuel for the cells of the large intestine and helps maintain a healthy colon. These helpful bacteria also create two other short-chain fatty acids, propionic and acetic acid, which are used as fuel by the cells of the liver and muscles.The propionic acid produced from prunes' insoluble fiber may also be partly responsible for the cholesterol-lowering properties of fiber. In animal studies, propionic acid has been shown to inhibit...