Cranberry

Overview: The use of cranberries (scientifically referred to as Vaccinium macrocarpon) dates all the way back to the Native Americans. Their uses ranged from everyday consumption to medicinal purposes. Due to the high amounts of antioxidants that these berries contain, the Native Americans were successful in treating different types of bladder infections. (UMMC, 2011) Benefits: Cranberries are very rich in antioxidants. These antioxidants play a vital role in keeping the body protected from...
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