The Scent of the Holiday Season: Cranberry

Fresh berries become less common with the passing of summer, but don’t forget about the delicious berries available fresh in Fall and Winter: cranberries!

Healthy Nutrition:

At only 25 calories per ½ cup, these little berries are a powerhouse of nutrients! Cranberries are a good source of vitamin C, fiber, and vitamin E.

Prevent a cold:

Vitamin E is an antioxidant involved in immune function, which is a great reason to start incorporating cranberries into your diet as temperatures drop and we tend to get sick more often.

Here are some tips on how to add cranberries into your diet:

  • Homemade trail mix with raw nuts and dried cranberries
  • Add a small handful of frozen cranberries to a morning smoothie
  • Dried cranberries are a great addition to your oatmeal
  • Toss fresh cranberries into your favorite whole-grain muffins

— True Health Clinical Health Consultant Jody Drange, RD, CDE, ACSM, EP-C

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