alternative medicine

Are all cranberries created equal?

"Urinary tract infection? You're not drinking enough cranberry juice!" At least that would be my mother's analysis. Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, affect eight million people in the United States each year. Research has shown that cranberry juice is effective in preventing recurrent UTIs in certain populations. Should we all go out and stock up on cranberry supplements? Not so fast! A new study on commercially available cranberry supplements will make you think twice.