9 dôvodov jesť viac brusníc na jeseň

Američania spotrebujú takmer 400 miliónov libier brusníc každý rok, 20 percent z nich iba počas týždňa vďakyvzdania. Balíčky s výživnými látkami a prekvapujúcimi zdravotnými výhodami sú určite viac ako len prílohou.

Beriete menej antibiotík

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