POSITIVELY GOOD FOR YOU
“The cranberry is a tiny but amazing fruit that is unique in the variety of health benefits it may provide.”
- Sherry A. Tanumihardjo, associate professor at the University of Wisconsin
Cranberries pack a powerful – and healthy – punch! Recent studies show that the tart, red berry is a unique, good-for-you fruit that offers a wide variety of health benefits. Not only are cranberries a healthy, low-calorie snack, but they can also play a significant role in preventing urinary tract infections, reducing the risk of gum disease and much more.
Other cranberry health facts:
- Cranberries and cranberry products contain significant amounts of antioxidants that may help protect against heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
- Cranberries may be beneficial in the prevention of ulcers, which are linked to stomach cancer and acid reflux disease.
- Cranberries contain hippuric acid, which has antibacterial effects on the body, as well as natural antibiotic ingredients.
The Cranberry Institute
Learn more about the unique health benefits of cranberries from the Cranberry Institute, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1951 that today serves as the industry clearinghouse on cranberry health and nutritional information.