November 2012 Issue
The Case of Cranberry Juice vs. UTIs
Whats the first thing that comes to mind if you acquire a urinary tract infection (UTI)? For many its to pick up a bottle of cranberry juicethe legendary natural remedy for a bladder infection. Caused by bacteria (most commonly E. coli), UTIs are common and treatable with antibiotics, but have a high recurrence rate. The cranberry plant was used as a folk remedy for bladder and kidney diseases by the Native Americans and the Pilgrims. Despite its long history, what does the research show? While some studies have shown promising results, the research has been conflicting.
To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.
Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition
Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.
Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.
Subscriber Log In
Forgot your password? Click Here.