House CallOct/Nov 2010 Issue

Berry Good

Berry Good

Cranberries for your health

In the lineup of beneficial berries, cranberries are often overlooked. Yet this tart little fruit, a native of America, is a nutritional super-star. The main health claim of the cranberry is related to urinary tract wellness. Cranberries contain specialized proanthocyanidins and d-mannose, active compounds that block pathological bacteria from attaching to cell walls in the kidneys and urinary tract, helping prevent urinary tract infections.

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