Cranberries are rich in…
- Vitamin C, A and K
- Proanthocyanidines (PAC’S)
- Phenolic antioxidants (lutein, zeaxanthin, b-carotene)
- Phyllic acid
- Iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and manganese
- Vegetable fiber
- Strong antioxidant action
- Reinforce the immune system
- Combat urine infections
- Contribute to the health of the cardiovascular system
- Anti-cancer action
- Reinforce proper bowel function
- Reinforce oral hygiene
Nutrition analysis reveals that one micro portion (28gr.) of dried cranberries without the addition of sugar contains 87 calories, 0 gr. of protein, 23.3 gr. of carbohydrates (of which 18.4 gr is sugar), 0 gr. of fat and 1.6 gr. of vegetable fiber.
Correspondingly, an equal portion of dried cranberries with sugar contains 100 calories, 0 gr. of protein 24.2 gr of carbohydrates (of which 22.1 gr is sugar) 0 gr of fat and 1.4 gr of vegetable fiber.
How to eat
You can eat dried cranberries daily, as a snack between meals with other dried fruit or/and seeds, or by adding them in salads, cereal bars, in yogurt and homemade pastries. You can also make cranberry juice, which is super antioxidant or cranberry sauce, to accompany turkey, red meat as well as fish.