Consuming one cup (9g) of cranberries per day could help improve memory and brain function, as well as lower ‘bad’ cholesterol in adults aged 50 to 80 years, according to a study carried out by researchers at the University of East Anglia.
Daily consumption of cranberry extract can significantly reduce the frequency of recurrent urinary tract infections (R-UTIs) without the adverse effects endured after treatment with antibiotics, according to a recent study.
The US Food and Drug Administration will not object to the use of certain qualified health claims regarding consuming certain cranberry juice and supplements and a reduced risk of recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) in healthy women.
A probiotic and cranberry supplement can significantly reduce recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTIs) in premenopausal women, as well as shorten the duration of infections and reduce the need for antibiotic treatment, a study has shown.
The Cranberry Institute has issued a new specification on cranberry powder to be used in research studies in an effort to better coordinate clinical trial results on this increasingly popular botanical.
Delving deeper into a popular remedy that has lacked solid scientific backing, a new placebo-controlled study found that cranberry juice consumption lowered clinical urinary tract infection (UTI) episodes in women with a recent history of UTIs.
Consumption of a low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail could help lower the risk of chronic diseases including heart disease, diabetes and stroke, say researchers from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Daily consumption of a low-calorie cranberry juice may improve certain risk factors of heart disease, including blood pressure and triglycerides, says a new study from the Agricultural Research Service at the USDA and Ocean Spray Cranberries.
Naturex’s launch of a new cranberry extract sees the company moving beyond proanthocyanidins (PACs) as a marker of efficacy towards anti-adhesion activity (AAA), something it sees as a more relevant biological marker of benefits to urinary tract health.
The potential health benefits of North American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) and its unique nutrition profile extend beyond reducing the risk of urinary tract infections to include multiples heart health activities and temper inflammation, says a...
Last week global cranberry leader, Ocean Spray, announced it was working on settling the long-running and divisive debate about how best to measure the berry’s active constituents – but the move has not been welcomed by the man who won the world’s first-ever...
Ocean Spray has waded out of its Massachusetts cranberry bogs and into the fiery and divisive debate about accurately measuring the berry’s health benefit-delivering proanthocyanidins (PACs) – a longstanding tete-a-tete it says it can end once for all...
EuraCran plans to seek a modification or cancellation of the French DGCCRF notification on the appropriate method for assessing PAC in cranberry products that bear a health claim, as it claims there are “factual or scientific mistakes” in the evaluation.
In the first of a four part special edition focused on cranberries, NutraIngredients looks at the market for the berry, with its entrance into the indulgence sectors an indication perhaps that health positioning is no longer the sole driving force behind...
The world’s only officially mandated cranberry health claim will not be affected by the recent rejection of a similar claim at European Union level, according to the company that submitted the claim, Ocean Spray.
€70+m Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group has signed a distribution deal that demonstrates its commitment to educating southern and eastern Europeans about the health benefits of the cranberry and cranberry-infused foods and beverages.
Ocean Spray ITG has revealed extraordinary growth for its products
in Poland in the last few years - a phenomenon attributed to
growing health awareness, spending power, and a pre-existing berry
Cranberry is no longer just for Christmas as growth in consumer
demand has helped the little red berry find its way into some 900
brand new products this year - a staggering rise from the 2006
position of 54 launches, according to...