Cranberry juice is a great tasting juice which has tons of health benefits packed into it. Whether you’re looking for your daily vitamins, quick fixes, or long term health benefits, cranberry juice has something for everyone. Below are just a few reasons why we love this wonderful juice and why you should incorporate it into your everyday diet.
First let’s discuss the affect that cranberry juice has on your dental health. Cranberry juice is known to fight bacteria, which is exactly what causes plaque and can lead to gum disease. This leads us to the next benefit… see also : Health Benefits Of Oregano Oil
Urinary tract infections- Cranberry juice is known to fight U.T.I.’s because again it fights bacteria. The bacteria known to cause U.T.I.’s (E. coli) is unable to stick the walls of your bladder because of a component in cranberry juice and is thereby flushed out of your system putting an end to the infection.
Heart attacks- Studies have shown that cranberry juice can reduce heart attacks by as much as 35%. How can a simple fruit juice do this? Cranberry juice contains polyphenols which raise your levels of good cholestrol and lower levels of bad cholestrol.
Cancer- Cranberry juice contains antioxidants which battle free radicals in your system which are known to be a cause of cancer. It is also known to destroy other forms of bacteria which can lead to ulcers and in severe cases, stomach cancer.
Respiratory infections- Again the components in cranberry juice (called proanthocyanidins) are known to fight bacteria, some of which cause the flu. By blocking the bacteria’s ability to attach to your body’s cells it reduces your chances of getting an infection. see also : Four Benefit Of Pilates
This is just a small sampling of the many benefits of cranberry juice. We could go on forever about this miracle fruit and its juice. Be sure to read our other posts about the other great health benefits you can get from this wonderful fruit and don’t forget to drink 2-3 glasses a day for optimum results!