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If you think you have a urinary tract infection, don't rely on cranberries. There's no good evidence that it will help. Instead, see a doctor. Check with a doctor before using cranberry for any health condition. Sweetened cranberry drinks can be high in calories and high-fructose corn syrup, and thus may be inadvisable for people with diabetes or weight problems.

From: Cranberries and Your Health WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 16, 2019

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

Natural Standard.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on April 16, 2019

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