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Which is better for recurrent UTI? Cranberry juice, dried cranberries, or cranberry pills?

None of them: There is no good evidence that any forms help. If there is any benefit is small and depends on high does and ongoing treatment. See http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/251636.php and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urinary_tract_infection Better way, avoid fragrances in soaps, detergents, creams. and don't overscrub or wear tight clothing/thongs. Gentle cleansing only. ...Read more

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What is valupak cranberry tablets uses

What is valupak cranberry tablets uses

UTI prevention: Cranberries in general are great for preventing uti's and also help promote good kidney function. Although generally safe you should consult with your dr. If you are on blood thinners or run the risk of kidney stones. ...Read more

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Can i eat cranberries and strawberries together?

Yes: In fact, there are many recipes out there that use this combination. May i ask why you are concerned? ...Read more

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Are cranberries alkaline?

Cranberries: Cranberries are not alkaline, they are quite acidic. Go to this link for more information: http://www.Alkaline-alkaline.Com/ph_food_chart.Html. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating cranberries?

What are the health benefits of eating cranberries?

Agree w Dr. Bonue: It may be best known for helping to stave off urinary tract infections. See: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=145 ...Read more

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Why cranberries are good for kidney?

Why cranberries are good for kidney?

Well,: There is some science behind the claims that cranberries can protect against urinary tract infections, especially in women who are prone to getting utis. Yet the benefit for other groups of people isn't as clear. Plus, there are no real recommendations on how much cranberry juice you'd need to drink to get any protection against utis. ...Read more

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A 9 year old can take a pill of natural cranberry?

A 9 year old can  take a pill of natural cranberry?

Why take cranberry?: Before giving a 9 year old a pill of "natural cranberry", i would want to know what you are attempting to treat with it. If it just a supplement that is one thing, but i would be concerned if you were trying to treat a medical problem with it. ...Read more