Cranberries have a wealth of health benefits including helping to prevent UTIs and H. pylori infections. Cranberries can be added to many foods to add extra nutrients: pancakes, muffins, smoothies, salads, stuffing, meats, and much more. They are especially popular around the holidays. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about cranberry benefits.
Preparation and Varieties of Cranberries
WebMD discusses preparation and varieties of cranberries. Most cranberries need be cooked before they are eaten.
Nutrient Profile of Cranberries
Cranberries are low in calories and high in fiber. Read the full nutrient profile.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
WebMD explains urinary tract infections (UTIs), including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Cranberries and Your Health
Traditionally, cranberries have been used to prevent urinary tract and stomach infections. Does it really work?
Best Ways to Lower Your Chance of Getting a UTI
Want to lower your chance of getting a urinary tract infection? Here are five lifestyle changes and two doctor-prescribed methods that can help.
Fixing What Ails You ... With Food
Chicken soup for the sniffles? Ginger to quell a queasy tummy? Sometimes those olds wives' tales and folk lore contain more than a grain of truth. And researchers are discovering that certain foods really can help, or hinder, your health.
Cranberries: Rich in Antioxidants
The festive winter fruit may help fight cancer, improve cholesterol levels, even combat cavities.
Winter Super Foods: Cranberries: Preparation and Varieties
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