Benefits How to Make Recipe for Healthy Cranberry Juice - A cup full of cranberries has approximately about 50 calories. It is rich with antioxidants (to prevent or correct the damages caused by free radicals) and vitamin C a very good resource of dietary fiber, and a good source of vitamin K and manganese. Cranberries do not contain any cholesterol and the total fat content is only 0.1 gram, which makes cranberry juice a very low fat, healthy drink.It helps in maintaining the dental health of the body.
Dental health is a very important aspect for maintenance of one’s overall health. Various researches show that cranberry juice contains substances which hinder the growth of bacteria responsible for causing dental plaque, periodontal diseases and cavities. The calcium content in cranberry juice mostly accounts for the dental benefits of the same.
Cranberry juice inhibit a type of bacteria that is a common cause of ear and respiratory infections in children.
Cranberry juice is rich in organic acids. These have an emulsifying effect on the fat deposits in our body. So it is good for people who want to shed those extra kilos.
The high amount of acid components in cranberry juice prevents kidney stone formation, it also companies add extra calcium in the juice. Natural or otherwise, it reduces the risk of getting osteoporosis.
H. pylori bacteria can cause stomach ulcers and cancer. Regular cranberry juice consumption, for months, destroys these bacteria and saves you from such stomach related troubles.
For women cranberries help to prevent and treat urinary tract infection. Generally urinary tract infections happen due to accumulation of E coli bacteria in the bladder. The compounds in the juice block the bacteria from accumulating on the cells in the body, so that the it be easily flushed out by the body.Cranberry juice helps in the increase of good cholesterol in the body and the decrease of bad (LDL) cholesterol. These advantages can be accredited to the existence of polyphenols in cranberry juice.
It can also inhibit certain strains of Haemophilus influenzae, a type of bacteria found in the nose and throat of 75% of healthy children and adults. The bacteria can also cause infections, and may be responsible for up to 40% of bacterially-derived middle ear infections.
01. This was a medicinal drink recipe, 3 cups a day for an adult, and a half cup 3 times a day for a child, until symptoms abate should be enough.
Bring one pint of water to a rolling boil. Insert 1 tea bag of Green Tea or Chai Green Tea
(Chia green tea contains ginger, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and clove along with green tea) and steep 3 to 6 minutes. Pour into a one quart container. Add two cups of unsweetened Cranberry Juice. Store in the refrigerator and use within three days.
You can drink it cold or warm. If you have used regular green tea you can add a very small pinch of any of the spices mentioned above that is in the Chia tea, for more flavor.
1 lb fresh cranberries
5 c water
3 orange slices
½ c sugar
How to make:
Make sure the cranberries are fresh and haven’t been sitting in the refrigerator for days.
Wash the cranberries and put them in a saucepan with water. Add a pinch of salt if you like. Throw in the orange slices as well. But you might want to put the berry and orange pulps aside for use in making homemade cranberry sauce.
Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, though this is a rough estimate. The best way to check is to wait for all the berries to burst. Pour the mixture into a sieve lined with cheese cloth to filter out the solids. Afterwards strain the juice into the saucepan, add sugar, and boil for another two to three minutes. Add more sugar if needed. Serve chilled.