The California Prune Board (Europe) was delighted to participate at the National Osteoporosis Society’s conference, Osteoporosis 2018, which took place in Birmingham, UK (2–4 December)
The California Prune Board was joined at the event by CPB’s USA Nutrition Ambassador Leslie Bonci (MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN), sports nutrition consultant and owner of Active Eating Advice.
Leslie presented to attendees a comprehensive insight into the importance of nutrition/nutrients and the role of exercise in maximising bone strength and maintaining bone health, with a focus on prunes and ongoing prune research.
Key messages from her presentation included
Esther Ritson-Elliott, EU Marketing Director of the California Prune Board, said: “It was an exciting opportunity to be a part of the biennial osteoporosis conference as a stakeholder in their new strategic pathway of prevention.”
"We are currently undertaking our largest ever human trials research that will explore how prunes will benefit bone health so being involved in the conference, and having Leslie Bonci present provided us a fantastic opportunity to share our message to healthcare professionals with specific interest in the prevention/treatment of osteoporosis.”