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Why Do Women Drink Cranberry Juice
I'm 33 year old female I drink a lot of soda and water too. I also drink cranberry juice from time to time. I'm also allergic to a lot of foods. Am I?
Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) has been used as both a food and a medicine for centuries. It is native to North America and was used by Native Americans to treat bladder and kidney diseases. Early settlers from England learned to use the berry both raw and cooked for many ailments, including appetite loss, stomach problems, blood disorders, and scurvy, caused by not getting enough vitamin C. Cranberry is best known for preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs), commonly caused by bacteria known as Escherichia coli (E. coli). At first, scientists thought cranberry worked by making urine acidic enough to kill the bacteria. Now, studies show that cranberry actually prevents bacteria from attaching to the walls of the urinary tract. Strong scientific studies support using cranberry, either in capsules or as juice, for preventing -- though ...Read more
Not recommended: Ensure has nearly all requirements for survival. ...Read more
YES and NO: As an additive for weight loss, commercial cranberry juice has high sugar. However, if one drank an 8 oz glass of cranberry juice 3 x daily then one would be consuming less than 500 calories/d and be in a weight loss mode. Changing one's diet is gives the body rest for food allergies. Get dna saliva test for fitness to see what diet is best for you. Otherwise, use real cranberry juice and stevia. ...Read more
Nopalina: I don't know if there is any proof that either is particularly 'good' for you. Anything taken to excess can be 'bad' for you. I don't know that there is any data on what daily intake of your combination is likely to do for you good/bad or indifferent. ...Read more
How do I find out how much cranberry juice do you have to drink a day to get the health benefits?
Not known: Various studies involved different amounts to cranberry juice. Probably a glass a day will provided desired benefits. Many people find it too pungent & prefer cocktail. Regular c juice cocktail contains far too many calories so diet or zero calorie cocktail juic should be considered. ...Read more
I'm wondering if I drink cranberry juice and a lot of water how fast would my system clean from weed?
I don't drink enough water daily but I will change that people suggest me to drink cranberry juice, what good does that do?
I drink a lot of fresh pressed pure cranberry juice, any harm in doing so? I feel like its good for me but I really don't know
I got this headache after drinking cranberry. It got more intense an hour later when I drank more cranberry. Does cranberry juice cause headache?
Migraine generator: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine. In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. These triggers include vasoactive substances such as cheese, red wine, cranberry juice, chocolate, foods containing MSG, etc. ...Read more
Cranberry Juice: When used in normal food quantities that is fine. ...Read more
Yes: I suppose it is no worse than most juices. I don't specifically like juices in childhood as it offers too much sugar /sweet at a time their brain is forming their likes & dislikes. I'd rather have a slim kid who avoided sweets than an obese one that couldn't get through a meal without a sweet treat. ...Read more
It is supposed. ..: To acidify the urine, which theoretically kills or prevents bacterial growth in the urine. Most studies show this really doesn't work. The urine is not acidic enough to do any good. You are better off drinking plenty of water, which helps flush bacteria from the bladder. If symptoms persist more than 2-3 days, see your doctor to get checked. Good luck! ...Read more
Intriguing research: Cranberry juice is rich in d-mannose which can treat/prevent urinary infections. New research shows the antioxidants in it can improve arterial dilation & may help arteries be less stiff. It looks like cranberry juice can prevent arteriosclerosis but it is not yet clear if it "cleans out" arteries- more research is needed- but it may reduce calcium deposits. See my comment for links to more info. ...Read more
No need to use.: Water does the same thing. Cranberry juice doesn't clean out your kidney any better than any other juice. There is still some banter and common use of cranberry juice for preventing or treating uti, but evidence for this is weak. As best I can see there is no benefit to juicing and there is certainly no need to use kidney cleaner. ...Read more
I've been drinking lots of water and cranberry juice. In theory, is this enough time for my body to expel the thc?
Cranberry juice: If you are drinking cranberry juice because you like the flavor, then the more you drink, the more you will urinate. It is sweet and sweet fluids can cause increase urination. If you are drinking cranberry juice for another reason, then perhaps the other reason is what is causing the frequency. ...Read more
Water is good.: Are you taking antibiotics? Cranberry is used as a preventative - not a treatment for UTI. Cranberries contain proanthyocyanidins (PACs) which can help to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI's) in women with recurrent UTI's. They are also reported to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-carcinogenic effects. ...Read more
I have heard of cancer patients drinking cranberry juice for detoxification. Does cranberry juice have detoxification effects?
No it does not: It does not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unlikely: Unlikely to have significant effect, more effect from weight loss, exercise and medication. ...Read more
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