Cranberry nutrition does not measure up to the very high vitamin C and manganese levels of strawberries, black currants and blackberries.
It's health benefits seem to be more in the area of what cranberries can do for us in the area of infection-prevention. There are components in cranberries that seems to prevent bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract, stomach lining and teeth and gums in order to prevent bacteria from multiplying to the point of infection.
Continuing research may yet uncover other ways that cranberries might prevent different kinds of recurring infection.
Calories in Cranberries
46 calories in 1 cup of whole berries
Nutrients in Cranberries
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