Health Benefits

Cranberries are not just a pretty fruit but a nutrient powerhouse.

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Super Fruit

Cranberries are among the top five foods with the highest antioxidant content per serving.

Source: The Cranberry Marketing Committee website


Boost Metabolism

“CRANBERRIES have long been praised for their health virtues and now scientists claim they can help keep people skinny.

The versatile little berry can be drunk as juice, made into tasty sauces and are delicious when dried.

Cranberries are also a rich source of antioxidants, which have been linked to preventing many chronic diseases.

And now scientists say cranberries also boost the metabolism and can help keep us thin.”


Urinary Tract Infection

“Indigenous peoples have used cranberry preparations to treat urinary tract infections (UTI) and other illness for centuries. Modern medical research has revealed the chemical and physiological effects cranberries have on the urinary tract and just how drinking cranberry juice may help prevent urinary tract infections.”

Source: The Cranberry Institute website

Heart Health

“Flavonoids have been shown to function as potent antioxidants both in vitro and in vivo and may reduce the risk of atherosclerosis. Cranberries contain significant amounts of flavonoids and polyphenolic compounds that have been demonstrated to inhibit low density lipoprotein oxidation.  Ongoing research continues to suggest that cranberries may offer a natural defense against atherosclerosis.”

Source: The Cranberry Institute website


“Cranberries may be beneficial in the prevention of ulcers, which are linked to stomach cancer and acid reflux disease.”

Source: Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association website


To learn more about health benefits of cranberries visit the sites below:

The Cranberry Institute

The Cranberry Marketing Committee

Journal of Food Science: Health Benefits of Fresh Cranberries

Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association