College of Pharmacy Professor Dave Rowley has researched the beneficial agents found in cranberries, so we asked him to share some of the benefits of eating this traditional holiday food.
Here’s why you should pass the cranberries:
- Cranberry consumption has been shown to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Cranberries have long been used to help prevent urinary tract infections.
- Certain cranberry compounds are strong antioxidants.
- And finally, cranberries are a delicious holiday Thanksgiving tradition! Have seconds!