The cranberry is a small berry of red color that thanks to its characteristics is one of the berries that is identified as American cranberry.
Cranberry juice, drunk regularly, is an excellent alternative to counteract the risk of osteoporosis in a simple and tasty way, because it is naturally rich in calcium. It is widely documented that condensed tannins contained in cranberry inhibit the action of bacteria by literally wrapping them.
Cranberry contains high concentrations of natural antioxidants, thanks to the strong presence of vitamin C. Its regular intake, therefore, results in a valuable help in the prevention of various pathologies. In fact, it strengthens the immune system and helps fight free radicals, the main causes of cellular aging. Vitamin A, on the other hand, helps keep your skin in shape, slowing down the signs of aging, as well as keeping your nails and hair healthy.
Cranberry, thanks to its high fiber content, combats arterial degenerations, such as heaps of cells, fats and cholesterol, considered among the main responsible for heart attacks and cardiac arrests. How to use it:
The main use of cranberries is in food, where they are chosen both fresh and dry, as well as as as ingredients for other preparations. When eaten fresh, they guarantee a decidedly sour and fresh taste, while dried, on the other hand, offer sweeter and more persistent notes on the palate. The most common use of these berries is in juice, since refreshing and very pleasant, but they can also be a perfect choice for the preparation of cakes and other baked cakes, for jams and jams, jellies, such as ingredients for muesli and yogurt, and as an accompaniment to some savoury meat and game recipes.