January is California Dried Plum Digestive Health Month in order to raise awareness about improving your health by maintaining and achieving good digestive health by adding Dried Plums to your diet.
Proclaimed in 2007 by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger it's no surprise that California would proclaim this month as they are the experts in Dried Plums. California produces a large majority of Dried Plums not only for the U.S. but worldwide.
The high fiber in Plums makes it the first food of choice when it comes to digestive health. Not only do they offer both soluble and insoluble fiber plums are packed with antioxidants and phytochemicals that provide maximum protection against disease. Dried plums promote heart health bone health and can help manage weight. And they are satisfyingly sweet without adding sugar.
Start your year off right and eat more Dried Plums in January!