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1 September, 2017

Cranberry and its benefits

Good morning, friends of the Hotel Alamo, today we bring you an article of great interest with which we will discover one of the fruits that has variety of benefits and properties of this fruit are derived multiple uses that were known by tribes of the antiquity. Today we are going to tell you some of its properties and benefits.

Cranberry is a small bluish fruit, similar to cherry and grape. But unlike its size, its health benefits are very beneficial. It is an excellent antioxidant because inside the body emanates a substance responsible for “trap” the free radicals that our body produces and interfere with its proper functioning, helping us to prevent diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

Cranberry is one of the fruits with the highest content of antioxidants, in fact recent studies show that this fruit protects the body cells, lowering blood cholesterol levels, improving circulation, reduces cardiovascular inflammation and prevents clogging of The arteries.

It is very important to note also that blueberries are astringent and antidiarrheal because of their high content of tannins, so it will be good to consume them in case of diarrhea. The predominant contribution of vitamin C, as well as its content in fiber so they may also be appropriate for cases of constipation. They also have a low caloric intake because of their low carbohydrate intake.

Active components can protect cardiovascular health by regulating blood pressure by inhibiting platelet aggregation and decreasing chronic inflammation. These fruits, in addition to combating urinary tract infections by preventing infection by the bacterium Escherichia coli, also act as prebiotics, helping beneficial bacteria to grow in the digestive system by improving digestion.

It is also consumed by people with type II diabetes especially when the disease is in the first phase. It is also a stimulant of blood circulation. It is a potent vasodilator, reduces the formation of bleeding and strengthens blood vessels. Intervenes in the health of the circulatory system due to bioflavonoids.

The nutritional value of cranberry, according to the standardization of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States, summarizes it as low and free of fat and sodium, cholesterol-free and fiber-rich, refreshing, tonic, astringent, diuretic and Holder of vitamin C and vitamin K. The color of blueberries is caused by a group of flavonoids called anthocyanin, which have a powerful antioxidant power.

From the Hotel Alamo we hope you liked this advice and we encourage you not to stop taking blueberries with these properties and benefits is to have a health-proof pumps.

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