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Good to the Bone: The Intersection of Inflammation, Bone Health, and a Daily Handful of Prunes

In this session, Dr. Connie Rogers reviews research on prune consumption, bone health, and inflammation. Following this, Lauren Manaker discusses practical ways that clients/patients can incorporate prunes to reduce inflammation and support bone health.

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This webinar was presented live on July 13, 2023.

Studies have shown that daily prune consumption can have a positive impact on the bone health of postmenopausal women. Building on this, researchers are actively exploring the role of inflammation mediators in these bone-related outcomes. In this session, Connie Rogers, Ph.D. reviews the existing body of research on prune consumption, bone health, and inflammation, and will discuss their implication in her upcoming study. Following this, Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LC, CLEC, CPT, discusses practical ways that clients/patients can incorporate prunes into their lifestyle to reduce inflammation and support their bone health. 

Sponsored by: California Prune Board

CPE Level: 1
Performance Indicators: 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.5 ,8.2.1, 8.2.3

Learning Objectives

  • Understand which food groups may reduce inflammation and why that is important clinically
  • Explain the findings linking prunes and a reduction in inflammatory mediators
  • Identify at least 2 simple ways to advise clients to include bone health-supporting nutrients in their diets.


Connie Rogers, PhD, Professor and Department Head, University of Georgia

Dr. Rogers is a Professor and Department Head of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Georgia. Her expertise is in nutrition, inflammation and chronic disease prevention, and she has over 60 peer reviewed papers and several active research projects in this area.

Lauren Manaker, MS, RD, LC, CLEC

Lauren Manaker is an award-winning registered dietitian, book author, and freelance writer who has been working in the dietetics field for 20 years. She currently focuses on women's health issues and loves supporting the dietetic community. Please join me in welcoming our speakers with a round of applause.

Release Date: July 13, 2023


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