Bone health is something that athletes don't think about enough. This episode dives into the science of bones, including how bones grow and develop and when you start losing bone density. I chat with Andrea Giancoli, MPH, RD, the Nutrition Advisor for the California Prune Board, about nutrients and foods that can protect bones.
We also discuss some really interesting studies featuring prunes. Study links below:
Prunes may protect you from fracture risk
Prunes have also been shown to lower inflammation, decrease oxidation and increase antioxidant activity
Learn more about California Prunes here!
Follow @greenletes and check out this Chocolate Smoothie, made with prunes.