They can ward off urinary tract infections
(HealthDayNews) -- Drinking cranberry juice can help prevent urinary tract infections.
According to the Medical College of Wisconsin, research conducted by the Harvard Medical School and Rutgers University showed that cranberries helps prevent the bacteria Escherichia coli from sticking to the bladder lining.
For optimum benefit, drink the 100 percent juice varieties, rather than the cranberry juice cocktails.
But if you think you have an infection, don't just rely on cranberry juice to get you right; seek medical help, as well.