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Nerd Family Things: Sunsweet Giveaway!!!
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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Sunsweet Giveaway!!!

I hadn't had a dried plum since I was a kid. My mom hated them and prejudice me against them so it was great when I got a chance to try them again. I love raisins and plums so it would make since that I would like them. So when I unwrapped the first Sunsweet Ones individually wrapped dried plum it was like a piece of candy! My kids don't have all the old people stigma that went them so they were clean slates. They also liked them! These are great snacks. The kids feel that they are getting a treat and it is really good for them. How good???


* Antioxidant rich. Prunes have a high antioxidant (ORAC) score. Antioxidants help to slow the oxidative damage to our bodies, and many researchers believe that antioxidants slow the aging process.
* Potassium punch. Move over bananas! Ounce for ounce, prunes have more potassium than bananas. Studies have shown potassium helps prevent hypertension and stroke.
* Bone health. A handful of nutrient-rich prunes a day may help bone metabolism and the reversal of bone loss for people with osteoporosis. They may also lead to improved bone formation.
* Low Glycemic Index (GI). Prunes are a low GI food, and therefore help to contribute to a low Glycemic Load diet and can aid in preventing and managing conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and obesity.
* Heart health. Prunes can help play a role in preventing heart disease and chronic diseases because they’re rich in antioxidants, which slow the chemical process of oxidation and protect key cell components from damage.
* Prebiotic power. Prunes naturally contain prebiotics, which stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the large intestine. This helps dietary fiber perform well and promotes immune system and digestive health.
* Weight loss. Prunes are a good source of fiber, and this can help keep hunger pangs at bay. As a food component, fiber isn’t absorbed, so it doesn’t contribute calories that’s why high-fiber foods are included in weight loss diets. Plus, four prunes have just 100 calories!


Win it!
Five (5) NerdFamily Things Readers are going to win a Sunsweet reusable shopping bag and a Sunsweet VIP Coupon, which is good for ANY Sunsweet product up to $5.50 in value.

To enter:

* Just leave a comment telling me either your favorite healthy treat to eat!
* A random winner will be selected and notified on December 7th.
* The winner will then have 3 days to claim their prize.

To earn extra entries, you may do one or all of the following. Each one counts as an extra ticket but you must leave a separate comment for each one.

* Subscribe to my feed (if you already do, that counts).
* Mention this giveaway on your blog with a link back here.
* Subscribe to my Twitter and then Tweet about this!
* You can tweet everyday for an additional entry, just make sure to leave a comment for each time!

If you want to see more giveaways pop over to Making Money Keeping Money to see more giveaways on Contesting Monday

This post was written as part of a program for Family Review Network and Sunsweet Ones, who provided the product for review and giveaway. I was not compensated in any way except for the complimentary product."

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31 Comments:

Blogger Jenny said...

I am a celery lover. One of my other favorites is dried apricots, so I'd probably like these too. I know what you mean about the prune "prejudice!"

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November 26, 2009 at 4:28 AM  
Blogger Linda K said...

My favorite is a banana

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November 27, 2009 at 8:10 PM  
Blogger K. Rock said...

I eat apples everyday!!

November 28, 2009 at 11:39 PM  
Blogger K. Rock said...

I get your feed.

November 28, 2009 at 11:40 PM  
Blogger Jessica Morris said...

clementines! i love them so much :)
my grandma use to put one in our stocking each year (we got stockings at her house too!)

and these look really yummy!

November 30, 2009 at 4:26 PM  
Anonymous Jay said...

I like peaches!
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November 30, 2009 at 5:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love fruit that is in season.

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November 30, 2009 at 7:05 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

I love eating yogurt and apples.

November 30, 2009 at 8:18 PM  
Anonymous dawn said...

My lil guy loooves hard boiled eggs
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December 1, 2009 at 7:22 AM  
Anonymous dawn said...

Im also a feed subscriber
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December 1, 2009 at 7:23 AM  
Blogger JC said...

My favorite healthy treat is grapefruit!

December 1, 2009 at 4:35 PM  
Blogger JC said...

Feed subscriber.

December 1, 2009 at 4:35 PM  
Blogger JC said...

Blogged.http://tcarolinep.blogspot.com/2009/12/giveaway-nerd-family-things.html

December 1, 2009 at 4:37 PM  
Blogger JC said...

@tcarolinep Twitter follower and tweet http://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/6253000917

December 1, 2009 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger Cheryl F. (The Lucky Ladybug) said...

My favorite healthy treat to eat is Clementines :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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December 2, 2009 at 2:16 PM  
Blogger Cheryl F. (The Lucky Ladybug) said...

Subscribed in reader
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December 2, 2009 at 2:17 PM  
Blogger Cheryl F. (The Lucky Ladybug) said...

Blogged
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December 2, 2009 at 2:17 PM  
Blogger Cheryl F. (The Lucky Ladybug) said...

Following on Twitter and Tweeted
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December 2, 2009 at 2:17 PM  
Blogger Rita T. said...

I love pomegranates and blueberries.
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December 3, 2009 at 11:52 AM  
Blogger Jaime said...

fave treat is yogurt
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December 4, 2009 at 6:54 AM  
Blogger Jaime said...

RSS subscriber
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December 4, 2009 at 6:56 AM  
Blogger Ellenlovestowin said...

We snack on trail mix - the kind that does not contain chocolate (sadly) for our healthy snack.

December 4, 2009 at 8:44 AM  
Blogger Ellenlovestowin said...

subscribe in google reader

December 4, 2009 at 8:45 AM  
Blogger Trudy said...

I love dried apricots and I love fresh peaches straight from the orchard.

December 4, 2009 at 9:53 PM  
Blogger Joannof10 said...

My favorite healthy snack is bananas

December 5, 2009 at 6:16 PM  
Blogger Joannof10 said...

I subscribe now :-)

December 5, 2009 at 6:18 PM  
Blogger Cheryl F. {The Lucky Ladybug} said...

Following on Twitter and Tweeted
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December 6, 2009 at 7:57 AM  
Blogger Aileen said...

My favorite healthy treat is strawberries or dried dates.

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December 6, 2009 at 12:02 PM  
Blogger Aileen said...

Subscribe through google reader RSS feed.

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December 6, 2009 at 12:05 PM  
Blogger Beeb said...

I love fruit, especially berries and grapes! Thank you for the giveaway!

~Beeb
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December 7, 2009 at 2:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We like yogurt & fruit soothies.
Thanks for the chance!
Teresa
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December 9, 2009 at 1:56 PM  

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