30 Oct '11, 8am

Cranberry Juice Beats Extract for Fighting Infection - Treehugger

Just between you and me, ladies, what do you do when you feel that irritating burn, knowing it can only mean a urinary tract infection? Do you run to the doctor's office for antibiotics, only to fight the yeast infection that sets in when drugs knock other systems out of balance? Then you probably haven't heard yet that cranberries can fight infections naturally, and very effectively. If you reach for the cranberry extract, then you too will be interested to learn that researchers have now shown that natural cranberry juice beats the extract at fighting infections. There is more to this medicine than meets the eye. Researchers at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have furthered the body of research that proves cranberries are effective at preventing and treating urinary tract infections. What they found echoes a common scientific motif: when we attempt to isolate the "he...

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