Know About 15 Benefits of Eating Cranberries

Cranberries are Very Good for Maintaining Body’s Health

Have you ever heard of cranberries? They are juicy and red in color and mainly grows in the parts of Europe. But, now they are available in India too along with cranberry juice and has many benefits on our health, skin and hair as well.

Cranberries are very good for maintaining body’s health

Cranberries are very good for maintaining body’s health

Cranberries can be consumed in raw form, jam, in smoothies, dried form in oats or in the form of a juice. Cranberries are loaded with antioxidants and many essential nutrients which helps in enhancing the beauty and solving health related problem.

Let’s take a look at Some of the Benefits of Cranberry

Benefit#1:Removes Dry Skin

Dry skin is the result of drinking less water as skin is not hydrated properly. Apart from drinking water, you can also consume cranberry juice that will help in giving you a soft and supple skin.

Cranberry juice helps in treating dry skin effectively

Cranberry juice helps in treating dry skin effectively

Take plenty of water to avoid dehydration and cranberry juice can be consumed in all seasons on daily basis. You will get supple and moisturized skin.

Benefit#2: Hair Growth

Cranberry is very goof for hair health and for hair growth and to get a dark hair, growth as well. Just mix 1 cup of pure cranberry juice with 1/4th cup of water. After washing your hair with the shampoo just give your hair a final rinse with this mixture.

Vitamin C present in cranberry juice helps in treating dry and damaged hair. Gives relief from many hair disorders and also keeps hair long and strong. It also treats dandruff in an effective way.

Benefit#3: Controls Sugar Level

You can replace sugar with cranberries when you feel like eating something sweet. Say no to candies, chocolates and sweets that raises the level of sugar in your body and proves harmful for your body.

Cranberry curbs this desire of eating more sugar and gives you a healthy start. Your body will get natural sugar and that too in a healthy form when you will consume cranberry in raw form or its juice.

Benefit#4: Prevents Cancer

Being rich in anti-oxidants, cranberry slows down the growth of tumor in the body. It also helps in preventing cancer that can happen in ovary, liver, colon or prostate.

Cranberry prevents the growth of cancer cells

Cranberry prevents the growth of cancer cells


Benefit#5: Prevents Heart Diseases

Cranberries have rich source of polyphenols that helps in reducing the chances of developing heart diseases. It prevents the accumulation of platelets in the body and keeps the functioning of heart healthy.

Benefit#6: Dental Health

Cranberries have proanthocyanidins which helps in promoting the oral health of teeth and stops the growth of bacteria which leads to tooth decaying. It also helps in preventing gum diseases.

Cranberry is good for maintaining the oral health

Cranberry is good for maintaining the oral health


Benefit#7: Prevents Urinary Infections

Cranberries have high level of proanthocyanidins which helps in minimizing the bacteria growth in the urinary tract that leads to UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections). It provides a lot of comfort to the patients who suffer a lot from UTI and also helps in curing the inflammation in the urinary tract.

Benefit#8: Elevates the Mood

Cranberries have amino acid that helps in the release of serotonin which enhances and elevates the mood. Serotonin provides relief from the depression and anxiety and keeps the mood elevated by relieving the stress.

Benefit#9: Cures Jaundice

The cranberries have anti-oxidants which helps in flushing out toxins from your body. Even when anyone suffers from jaundice then eating cranberries will remove jaundice from your body through your urine.

Cranberry is very effective in treating jaundice

Cranberry is very effective in treating jaundice

Take as much fluids as you can in jaundice so that all the toxins and jaundice will flush out from your body. Have cranberries in good quantity as this will cure your jaundice in an effective way.

Benefit#10: Helps in Weight Loss

Cranberries are rich in anti-oxidants which helps in cleansing the system and boosting your metabolism. It helps in burning the excessive fat and keeps the body fit and healthy. Cranberries also help in boosting the metabolism by keeping a healthy digestion system and also boosts weight loss.

Benefit#11: Skin gets an Even Tone

Cranberry is a rich source of Vitamin C which helps in the production of an amino acid which is necessary for the production of collagen in the body. Lack of collagen leads to reduces the blood supply to the blood vessels under the skin which lead to the formation of wrinkles and fine lines.

Cranberry has vitamin C which gives an even tone to the skin

Cranberry has vitamin C which gives an even tone to the skin


Benefit#12: Controls Acne

Cranberry has antioxidants and also has antiseptic properties which helps in curing boils and acne. It also prevents the growth of pimples on the skin as it has antioxidants that are very good for the skin tone.

Benefit#13: Lightens Skin Tone

You can get a skin lightening mask with cranberry juice, You just need some fresh cranberry juice, 1 tsp honey and orange peel powder. Mix all these ingredients well and apply the mask on your face. Leave this mask for 20 minutes and then wash off with plain water. This will give you a lighter tone and also reduces the dark patches from the skin.

Cranberry lightens the skin tone and reduces dark spots

Cranberry lightens the skin tone and reduces dark spots


Benefit#14: Wonderful Toner

Cranberries have enzymes that helps in exfoliating the dead skin and it also tones the oily skin. You can take some berries and crush them with hands and apply them on your face directly.
Then massage your face with these berries for 5 minutes as they will help in taking off the dead skin and gives you a fresh skin in return. To use it as a toner, take some cranberry juice and 1 tsp honey and apply it on your face. Leave it for 20 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water.

Benefit#15: Removes Dandruff

Cranberry is very good for hair health. It has the anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties to prevent dandruff and other problems of the scalp. If cranberry juice is applied on the scalp on daily basis or its juice is consumed then it is very easy to get rid of the dandruff.

Cranberry juice removes dandruff and keeps hair healthy

Cranberry juice removes dandruff and keeps hair healthy

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