A small fruit has a big impact on bad cholesterol levels
Recent medical studies have confirmed that cranberries have many health benefits, and studies have indicated that cranberries reduce levels of bad cholesterol and potentially reduce the risk of heart disease.
The study was conducted on 60 individuals who were given 4.5 grams of dried cranberries daily, and researchers found that cranberries had a significant effect on memory and levels of harmful LDL cholesterol.
In another study, researchers found that eating cranberries can significantly affect the health of blood vessels, even in people with a low risk of cardiovascular disease.
The study, which was reported by "Sky News" on the "Microbiology Spectrum" journal, said that the mixture of cranberries with Manuka honey, which is also known for its health-promoting properties, may have the ability to prevent tooth decay.
According to another study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a drink of cranberry juice reduces the number of UTIs in newly infected women.
Cranberries were first used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes, but they began to attract scientific attention for their ability to prevent urinary tract infections in particular in the late 1980s and 1990s.
And one study conducted by the University of East Anglia linked cranberry consumption to better memory and lower levels of bad cholesterol.
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