Cranberry Juice Reduces Risk of Urinary Infections

by Kathy Jones on  July 10, 2012 at 7:19 PM Diet & Nutrition News
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The risk of urinary tract infection is lower among those who regularly take cranberry capsules or drink cranberry juice, a new study conducted by National Taiwan University Hospital researchers reveals.
 Cranberry Juice Reduces Risk of Urinary Infections
Cranberry Juice Reduces Risk of Urinary Infections

Researchers led by Dr Chih-Hung Wang analyzed data from 13 different studies involving more than 1,600 people and found that people who regularly consume cranberry were 38 percent less likely to suffer from UTI compared to those who did not use such products.

"Cranberry-containing products tend to be more effective in women with recurrent UTIs, [women], children, cranberry juice drinkers, and people using cranberry-containing products more than twice daily", the researchers wrote in their report, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Source: Medindia

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