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Scientists: Plums Are Latest Super Fruit, Less Expensive Than Blueberries

Posted on Mar 1, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Friday, January 30, 2009You’ve heard of the so-called “super fruits” – fruits with exceptional nutrients that are high in antioxidants, such as acai berries, pomegranates or blueberries, which can be expensive. Now, scientists are touting the plum as the newest star to hit the line of super fruits, Indo-Asian News Service reported. “They are likely to give the pricier blueberries some stiff competition,” said Luis Cisneros, a food scientist at Texas AgriLife Research. Cisneros, and AgriLife Research plant breeder David Byrne, judged more than 100 varieties...

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