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The Health Benefits of Cranberries

Cranberries are tart little globes of goodness that have been used for food, medicine, and even dyes for centuries. They are considered by many to be a superfood and are loaded with high nutrient and antioxidant content. In other words, they worth-while health boosters. Right now, cranberries are in season. So, if you’re looking for a reason to indulge in these sour berries, check out these health benefits of cranberries.

Not sure how to enjoy the health benefits of cranberries without buying a canned, high-sugar sauce? Use them dry and unsweetened in trail mixes and oatmeals. Cook them with wild rice or in a sweet potato dish. You can freeze them for use in sauces and can also use them in a variety of breads, muffins, and other baked goods. Or, just eat them straight!