Cranberries are often referred to as one of the ‘super foods’ due to their high nutrient and antioxidant content. Native to North America, they have long been used by Native Americans for the treatment of many disorders.
- 34 calories / 100g
- 87% water
Great source of:
- VitaminA, C, E & K
- Dietary fibre
- Reduce blood pressure and the risk of cardio vascular disease.
- Improve iron absorption and prevent anaemia.
- Boost the immune system and prevent bacterial infections.
- Support collagen production and wound healing.
- Improve digestion and gut health.
NB:Cranberry supplements may also be helpful in the treatment of urinary tract infections, however it is becoming evident that commercially produced cranberry juices do not contain adequate levels of ‘active ingredients’ to prevent bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract walls, but rather they simply increase levels of hydration, cause more frequent urination, and therefore flush bacteria from the system.
Honey Roasted Pumpkin w Cranberries & Feta
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125 calories per serve