Dried Plums (ne Prunes) Boast Hefty Health Benefits

The Folklore:You can thank the California Gold Rush for domestic dried plums (formerlyprunes). Though plum trees have been cultivated since ancient times, they weren’tintroduced to North America till 1856, by a Frenchman. When he failed miserablyat mining gold, he planted plum trees, covering California with more than 90,000acres of orchards over the next 35 years. […]

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