CRANBERRY

Cranberry scientific name: Oxycoccus

Cranberry

It is a berry fruit, which taste is very sour. Because of their very sharp and sour taste, Cranberry’s not eaten in raw. So, in most cases, they’re blended with other sweet fruits and eaten as juice. This fruit is a bright red color and round shaped. It is sour and bitter to eat.

Nutrition value

Per 100 grams

  • Calories                                 46
  • Water                                     87.13 g
  • Carbohydrate                       12.2  g
  • Sugar                                     4.04 g
  • Fat                                          0.13 g
  • Protein                                   0.39 g
  • Vitamin A                              3 μg
  • Vitamin C                              13.3 mg
  • Thiamine (B1)                      0.012 mg
  • Riboflavin (B2)                     0.02 mg
  • Niacin (B3)                           0.101 mg
  • Vitamins (B6)                         0.057 mg
  • Vitamin E                                 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin K                                 5.1 μg
  • Calcium                                    8 mg
  • Iron                                            0.25 mg
  • Magnesium                             6 mg
  • Manganese                              0.36 mg
  • Phosphorus                             13 mg
  • Potassium                               85 mg
  • Sodium                                     2 mg
  • Zink                                           0.1 mg

Benefit: Cranberry works against urinary tract infections. It keeps the body’s metabolism right way. It may play an effective role against ulcers. Cranberry fruit can also increase the resistance against stomach cancer. It may reduce the chances of kidney stones. It keeps the blood vessels clean. So, blood circulation in the body’s properly done.