9 raisons de manger plus de canneberges cet automne

Les Américains consomment près de 400 millions de livres de canneberges chaque année, dont 20% au cours de la seule semaine de Thanksgiving. Remplis de nutriments et d’étonnants bienfaits pour la santé, ils sont bien plus qu’un plat d’accompagnement.

Vous prendrez moins d'antibiotiques

It’s no secret that cranberries are good for preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs) and consuming them on a regular basis could cut back on your need for antibiotics thanks to one powerful antioxidant. All berries contain antioxidant compounds call polyphenols. Cranberries in particular contain a unique type of polyphenol called proanthocyanidins (PACS); studies have shown that PACS help keep the urinary tract free from a bacteria known for getting stuck in places like your bladder walls or stomach lining and wreaking uncomfortable havoc.  A study by Ocean Spray researchers found that women who consumed a glass of 27 percent cranberry juice every day for six months reduced the number of UTIs they got by 40 percent compared to those who drank a placebo UTIs are the second most common infection that leads to antibiotic use, and antibiotic resistance is a major health issue right now