Cranberries, both tart and bitter, are loaded with antioxidants and should be eaten more often.
Tart cranberries and sweet oranges make for a great combination. I even managed to get some greens in there too!
1 cup fresh cranberries
2 large oranges, peeled
1 handful fresh cilantro
Run everything through a juicer and enjoy!
- Substitute with lingonberries (like in the picture) if you have no cranberries.
- If you have no juicer or if it can’t juice greens and berries, then make a smooth beverage in your mixer.
Did you know this about cranberries?
Cranberries (Vaccinium oxycoccos) contain proanthocyanidins (PACs) that can prevent the adhesion of certain 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.
Cranberries contain significant amounts of antioxidants and other phytonutrients (naturally derived plant compounds), that may help protect against heart disease, cancer and other diseases.