Cranberry Juice

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The juice of the American cranberry—Vaccinium macrocarpon—has a long tradition for treating urinary tract infections, an effect attributed to inhibition of attachment of bacterial pili to transitional mucosa, and to hippuric acid, which inhibits bacterial growth in urine
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Cranberry juice has also shown various benefits for heart health.
So if you have any kind of staph infection or are going to be checking into a hospital, start drinking cranberry juice. (Note: You want to drink cranberry juice, not the sugar-laden cranberry cocktail they sell at the supermarket.) And once you're at the hospital, have a friend or loved one bring you a bottle.
In one of these studies, the incidence of UTIs was 49% lower in patients given cranberry juice than in those given placebo.
"Can Cranberry Juice Boost Heart Health?" was published in the May 2016 issue of AgResearch Magazine.
They found that while fresh cranberry juice contained good levels of anthocyanins, vitamin C, phenolic compounds, and had a reddish color, after undergoing a heat treatment, the level of anthocyanins in the heat-treated samples decreased somewhat from the levels found in fresh juice.
Discuss the results of the Interstitial Cystitis Symptom Index (ICSI) tool and the Interstitial Cystitis Problem Index (ICPI) in measuring cranberry juice effectiveness in women experiencing urinary tract infection symptoms as evidenced by this study.
Those in treatment groups were given cranberry juice, tablets or capsules, while those in control groups were given placebo cranberry products, water, methenamine hippurate, antibiotics, lactobacillus or nothing.
"When the PACs from cranberry juice are consumed, anti-adhesive compounds reach the bladder, where they can prevent the bacteria from attaching, or can weaken the attachment so that the flow of urine helps break the bacteria off the bladder wall and flushes them away," notes Howell, whose research is funded in part by the cranberry industry.
New research has revealed that cranberry juice can help to reduce recurrences of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children.
Drinking cranberry juice can block urinary infections by binding to bacteria so they can't stick to the urinary tact walls and spread infection.
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A cup of cranberry juice a day may keep some bacteria away, according to a study from researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.