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Prunes are not the magical fruit.

According to this bag of prunes I'm eating, one serving only has 3 grams of fiber, which doesn't sound like very much. So (a) how did prunes get a reputation for being a cure for constipation and (b) is there something else I should be eating to get the desired effect?
posted by anonymous on Sep 24, 2009 - 25 answers

Ouch. Too many prunes.

What are some good, non-medicine ways to alleviate pain from intestinal cramps? [more inside]
posted by Stewriffic on Dec 25, 2008 - 13 answers

Recipe for a French vanilla custard tart?

I'd like a recipe for French vanilla custard tarts. [more inside]
posted by obiwanwasabi on Aug 17, 2006 - 3 answers

How to eat dried fruit without diarrhea

How can I glut my powerful lust for sweet sweet dried apricots without enduring such dire consequences as gaining intimate familiarity with tiled flooring and experiencing spewful crappings?
posted by kenko on Feb 17, 2005 - 12 answers

Why are some prunes dry and some wet and sticky?

Why are some prunes dry and some wet and sticky? I can never tell from the packaging which type it will be.
posted by luriete on Dec 14, 2004 - 10 answers

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