Cranberries are also called “bounceberries” because they bounce when ripe.
Only three fruits – the blueberry, the Concord grape and the cranberry (all powerfoods) – can trace their roots to North American soil. The cranberry is versatile. They are commonly consumed during Thanksgiving and Christmas but can, and should, be used every day.
Did you know?
Cranberries are high in vitamin C, and have antioxidant and antibacterial effects in the body.
Benefits of the Cranberry:
But…The health benefits of cranberries are almost totally depleted when generous amounts of sugar is added. Thus the cranberry cannot provide you with its full phytonutrient benefits when there has been lots of sugar added.
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