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A Fruitful New Way Begins--In Thanksgiving

       In thanksgiving, always, let us pray... Dear Lord: Today we give thanks for our many blessings,        as we pray for those in need. We give thanks for our family and friends,        as we pray for those who are lonely... We give thanks for our good health,        as we pray for those who are ill... >> Click Here to Read More at The Way to Nourish for Life >> [with 5 Fruitful Reasons to love the Cranberry]  Let's Taste and See!

A Fruitful New Way Begins

Today is our very first “Let’s Be Fruitful” feature!   How fitting, then, to begin with…… The North American Cranberry – just in time for Thanksgiving, of course – But it’s really a fruit to be grateful for all year long!  Check out these 5 fruitful reasons why. THE CRANBERRY IS: Fresh Cranberries--EF 1.)  Nutritious :  Vitamin C, Potassium, Manganese, Fiber, and more; Rich in Phytochemicals, particularly from the Flavanol family [such as Quercetin, Proanthocyanidins (PACs) & other Polyphenols]. 2.)  Unique :  The Cranberry’s proanthocyanidins (PACs) are “A-type” [rather than B-type present in most other fruits], which are credited for giving the cranberry its special anti-adhesion properties, known to be of benefit to the Urinary Tract system (anti-infection). 3.)  Multi-Talented :  These unique PAC compounds are now believed to benefit other areas throughout the body, including the: ● Cardiovascular system (due to anti-atherosclerosis properties), ● Gastrointest