These are not your store bought dried cranberries! Why settle for cranberry halves when you can have the whole cranberry? These plump and delicious cranberries might make you cry from their beauty. This delicious dried fruit has a distinctive taste perfect for snacks and exceptional for muffins, breads, and cereals. Slightly sweetened.
Our Registered Dietitian’s Top Pick
Our Registered Dietitian and Health Nut loves cranberries anytime of the year because of their antioxidant boost and powerful phytochemicals that have been linked to better urinary health. Research shows that cranberries also have compounds that can help protect against cavities and improve overall health. These whole dried cranberries taste delicious when mixed with quick breads, nuts, or as a tasty and healthy salad topper.
- Cranberries contain proanthocyanidins (PACs) that can prevent the adhesion of certain types of bacteria, including E. coli, associated with urinary tract infections to the urinary tract wall. The anti-adhesion properties of cranberry may also inhibit the bacteria associated with gum disease and stomach ulcers.
- Recent scientific research shows that cranberries and cranberry products contain significant amounts of antioxidants and other phytonutrients that may help protect against heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
- The medical and health community is fast recognizing antioxidants as premier disease fighters. Cranberries have been shown to contain more antioxidant phenols than 19 commonly eaten fruits according to a study published in the November 19, 2001 edition of the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry x.” These antioxidants may play a role in helping to prevent heart disease and certain cancers” according to the study’s author Dr. Joe Vinson at the University of Scranton, Pennsylvania.