Category Archives: Cranberry

IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

IN BRIEF: A Study Questions The Benefits of Cranberry Juice Against Urinary Tract Infections

We have posted several times about the efficacy of cranberry juice against Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) [1] Cranberry juice has been accepted by the nutrition and alternative medicine communities as the first line of defense against UTIs [2,3] UTIs affect particularly women, and people who must  use  a wheelchair for mobility. How …Read the Rest

Consumption of  Berries Benefit Brain Health

Consumption of Berries Benefit Brain Health

By now, most everybody knows that eating berries is good for one’s health. The consensus is that the benefit is in the antioxidants the berries contain. For an in depth story on the role antioxidants play in your body’s biochemistry see our post [1] The research we are bringing to …Read the Rest

UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections): Another Study Shows Cranberries Might Help Fight Recurences

UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections): Another Study Shows Cranberries Might Help Fight Recurences

MND: Cranberry or no Cranberry, that is the question…To fight recurrent Urinary Tract Infections, that is. A new French study [1] claims “activity” against UTIs. How does the Cranberry do it?:  It proanthocyanidins (PAC) which helps reduce the adhesion of E. coli bacteria to the urinary tract walls. MND: So, …Read the Rest

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