Cranberries

It has long been documented that cranberries are good for bladder infections and maintaining natural health and well-being, but with regular consumption they are also known to lower our chances of developing stomach cancer and gastric ulcers, which is one of the known causes of stomach cancer.

Frozen or fresh cranberries can be used to treat other kinds of ulcers too, including duodenal ulcers and skin ulcers. Cranberry juice contains special chemical elements that inhibit the activities of such bacteria that cause ulcers.

Not only are they rich in Vitamin C, which helps boost the immune system; but they also contain properties that help fight infection, particularly Urinary Tract infections. Cranberry juice also contains antibacterial properties.

What are their additional benefits?

Cranberries help improve circulation and provide relief for those people who suffer with Asthma. Due to their antibacterial properties, cranberries also help with bladder infections and are known to stop kidney stone formation. Cranberries also contain tannins, which helps contribute to a healthy heart.

The use of cranberries

  • Cranberry juice extract has been shown to reduce oxidation on bad cholesterol, so helping keep the heart healthy;
  • Recent research has shown that cranberries also protect the brain so neurological damage can be prevented;
  • They also contain similar active ingredients to those prescribed to patients being treated for Asthma.

Cranberries and Cranberry juice are widely available. They are also available in supplement form.


3 Feb, 2011

10 thoughts on “Cranberries

  1. Thanks for the information. My father and sister in law love cranberries with their turkey at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Me not so much.

  2. I never did like cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving or Christmas.

    I do like cranberries though and they ARE good for you. I live where most of the cranberries come from, so we have them everywhere.

  3. Wow! I never knew all the good benefits of cranberries. Thanks for the information. I will be going back on it now because of this information. Thanks again!

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