Cranberry capsules lowered the risk of UTIs by 50 percent. In the cranberry treatment group, 19 percent of patients developed a UTI, compared with 38 percent of the placebo group. However, the researchers point out that since a cranberry capsule provides the equivalent of 8 ounces of cranberry juice, a patient would need a lot of pure cranberry to prevent an infection.
You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.
Easy Ways to Make Turmeric Part of Your Daily Diet It's true that adding more turmeric to your diet isn't going to instantly transform your health, but over time it could certainly make an important difference. Research shows this flavorful spice, famous for giving curry its rich color, may help with everything from warding off dementia to reducing your risk of cancer.