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The cranberry, which originates from North America, has long been known for its positive effects on the urinary tract.
The so-called proanthocyanidines in the berries have been shown to inhibit the adhesion of bacteria in the urinary tract.
Antioxidant substances in the cranberry have also shown heart- and vessel-protecting properties as well as anticancer and antimutagenic (DNA-protecting) effects in studies.