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cranberry

(krăn′bĕr-ē)
A tart red fruit, Vaccinium macrocarpon, commonly used in the treatment and prevention of urinary tract infections (UTIs). Evidence supporting cranberry as treatment of UTIs is limited. Whether drinking cranberry juice is as effective in preventing UTIs as chronic antibiotic use is unknown. Its mechanism of action is to decrease adherence of some bacteria to the urothelium.
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Visitors purchase a fair button at the local visitor's center or Cranberrian Fair headquarters at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco to tour the museum, check out the numerous historical displays, wander among numerous local craft booths and tables manned by volunteers and area merchants, or ride the trolley past cranberry farms to the Long Beach Peninsula Cranberry Museum.
After you have made your own cranberry sauce, I hope you will never go back to the sticky sweet shop brought option again.
Several hundred patients received this cranberry juice for prophylaxis of UTI, usually two glasses daily (2 x 200 ml).
The LGD evaluated the usefulness of published analytical methods to detect cranberry fruit product adulteration and summarized the main advantages and disadvantages of each method regarding its suitability for use in a quality control laboratory.
No worries, you can still eat some scrumptious cranberry bread for Thanksgiving, and it'll even have a little bit of lemon zest to boot.
The sensory evaluation work indicated that the samples with the original and the double concentrated cranberry marinade were not significantly different from each other in terms of appearance and flavor.
However, the Bieler Group will retain its world-class cranberry growing operations and become a Farmer-Owner of the Ocean Spray Cooperative.
So if you have any kind of staph infection or are going to be checking into a hospital, start drinking cranberry juice.
In 1912, Urann purchased a bog of Vaccinium macrocarpon bushes and began canning his own cranberry sauce.
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Against this backdrop, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) concluded that administration of cranberry capsules daily for one year had no significant effect on the presence of bacteriuria plus pyuria in elderly women living in nursing homes.
Q Is it true that cranberry supplements can help prevent urinary tract infections?