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Miss Nancy's Dried Cranberries

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CRANBERRIES

Cranberries were once an important food and medicine for native Americans These small acidic berries, the most American of all fruits, continue to be a superior source of nutrition and vitamins. Cranberries are rich in vitamins C, A, Iron and contain an excellent infection-fighting ingredient. They are also rich in antioxidants and anthocyanins. Nutritionists and many in the the medical community believe there is a clear association between a diet high in fruits and vegetables and low risk of chronic disease.

As a fruit, cranberries are a good choice for the health-conscious consumer. As a functional food powerhouse, packed full of antioxidants and other natural compounds, they promote health and wellness.

Cranberries have properties that protect our bodies against certain kinds of bacteria, including E. coli associated with urinary tract infections, and other bacteria which can cause gum disease and stomach ulcers. In addition, cranberries contain potent plant chemicals such as polyphenols and flavonoids that have been shown to ward off cancers and prevent heart disease.

Properties:

*An antiseptic action on the urinary system

*Used to control asthma

*Improves the health of the circulatory system

*Aids in the treatment of kidney stones

*Used in the treatment of prostate problems