Cranberries

This bright red fruit is more than just a holiday decoration or a sweet snack; it’s nutritious and is the perfect addition to any meal!

Cranberries are most popular for their ability to prevent and treat urinary tract infections since they contain a gram-negative bacteria that inhibits the bad bacteria from adhering to the walls of the bladder. In addition, cranberries contain another good bacteria that prevents plaque from adhering to your teeth; therefore, preventing cavities and gum disease.

Cranberries are:

  • Packed with antioxidants that protect against cancer and other diseases, as well as reduce inflammation
  • Detoxifying for the entire digestive system
  • Heart-healthy
  • Immune system boosters

Just one cup of cranberries has only 46 calories and an extremely low score on the glycemic index, making this fruit a healthy choice for individuals with diabetes.

Featured Meal: Steak, Bacon and Bleu Cheese Green Bowl

Cranberries add an unexpected flavor to this signature bowl, which features chopped romaine, mesclun mix, grass-fed steak, bacon, cranberries, walnuts, tomatoes, gorgonzola, and a cranberry vinaigrette dressing.