Monday, November 30, 2009

Why You Should Eat Cranberries

I thought this was a very timely article from Dr. Weil regarding why cranberries are so good for you:

Cranberries - a traditional holiday side dish in North America - are more than just a tart and tasty meal accompaniment. A rich source of vitamin C and dietary fiber, cranberries are packed with healthy antioxidants and are used traditionally to help prevent urinary tract infections. Recent studies have also linked consumption of cranberries and cranberry juice with healthy cholesterol levels, improved gastrointestinal health, and the prevention of kidney stones - all good reasons to increase your intake no matter what the season. For the complete article I have provided the link:

1 comment:

  1. That just inspired me to bake some cranberry bread - yum!