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  • The Cranberry’s Hidden Power

    It’s a bit of a taboo topic. It can be painful or embarrassing. It can wake you up at night or make you nervous to leave home. And if you have one, you know it without a doubt: It’s a urinary tract infection.

    Safe, simple, and successful UTI prevention
    By Dan Souza
  • Health News: Cranberry Benefits for Urinary Tract Health

    Despite the discussions stemming from the recent Cochrane review, cranberry science and nutrition experts assert that consumers should still feel confident in consuming cranberries as a means of maintaining urinary tract health.

  • Cranberry Products Prevent UTIs

    Use of cranberry-containing products appears to be associated with the prevention of urinary tract infections in some individuals, according to a study published in Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA network publication.

  • Crazy for Cranberry

    The cranberry bandwagon continues to grow as researchers learn more about the nutritional power within the tart, yet potent, fruit.

    Let this floating berry throw you a lifeline
  • Purity Holiday Water

    Handful of cracked cranberries
    Zest from 1 lime
    1 tablespoon whole cloves

    2 rolls cinnamon bark
    1/2 nut of fresh nutmeg, grated
    Pinch of ground allspice
    3 to 4 star anise
    Honey, agave nectar, or maple syrup
    to taste
    2 ounces Purity Vodka

    For a hot drink, create a tea with all the ingredients, sweeten with honey, agave nectar, or maple syrup to taste. Stir 2 ounces vodka with 2 ounces of tea in a mug. For an entertaining touch, garnish with a clove and allspice-laden cinnamon stick and holly shaped lime zest. To create the holly leaves, remove zest with a vegetable peeler and cut out the shape using a cookie cutter.

    Alternatively, for a cold mix, just drop all ingredients into a 32-ounce bottle of distilled water. Agitate regularly over the course of 12 hours and strain the solids. Use as a mixer or create ice cubes with the water.

  • Cranberry-Orange Quinoa

    1 tablespoon grated orange peel
    1 tablespoons dried cranberries
    2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
    2 cups quinoa, cooked
    1/4 cup red onion, finely minced
    1 orange, cubed

    Add grated orange peel, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts to cooked quinoa; add inely minced red onion and cubed segments of one orange

  • Cranberry-Orange Quinoa

    Weekly Recipe: 
    NonWeekly

    1 tablespoon grated orange peel
    1 tablespoons dried cranberries
    2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
    2 cups quinoa, cooked
    1/4 cup red onion, finely minced
    1 orange, cubed

    Add grated orange peel, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts to cooked quinoa; add finely minced red onion and cubed segments of one orange

  • Cranberry-Orange Quinoa

    1 tablespoon grated orange peel
    1 tablespoon dried cranberries
    2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
    2 cups quinoa, cooked
    1/4 cup red onion, finely minced
    1 orange, cubed

    Add grated orange peel, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts to cooked quinoa; add inely minced red onion and cubed segments of one orange

  • Berry Good for You

    Long touted for their effectiveness in treating urinary tract infections, cranberries can now lay claim to even more bacteria-fighting prowess. Researchers at Massachusetts’ Worcester Polytechnic Institute have found that certain cranberry compounds alter E.

  • Tooth-Friendly Foods

    You brush and floss daily, and these are important steps in your daily routine. But did you know that a few of “nature’s toothbrushes” also can help keep your mouth healthy? From fighting periodontal disease to killing bacteria and fighting stains, certain foods and beverages play a vital role in oral care.

    Brush up on ways to keep your mouth healthy.
    By Gina Roberts-Grey
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