What are Dried Cranberries?
Dried Cranberries are grown all over the world, but more prominently in the Northern Quarters of America, specifically Massachusetts. Unknown to many, the Cranberry can only be grown in very special and unique conditions, including high-quality peat soil, and an adequate natural water supply. Cranberries start their life on low lying vines in nutritious sandy beds, originally created by glacial deposits. A technique similar to how grapes are dried, the cranberry goes through a very delicate process ensuring that all of its natural nutrients are kept, while maintaining its awesome powerful punch of flavour when dried.
Why buy Dried Cranberries?
Cranberries are famous for being the perfect companion to a roast turkey dinner. However, in recent years these little red berries have become very popular in sports nutrition and a source of essential nutrients and antioxidants for those who are interested in maintaining a healthy and fit lifestyle. They’re also incredibly tasty, and a perfect addition to a Protein Shake, Bake or any other recipe! Get creative and show us what you can do with these nutrient nuggets.
Are Dried Cranberries Good for you?
Offering incredible levels of hydration, nutrients and minerals, Dried Cranberries are extremely good for you, and should be considered by everyone as an addition to their daily meals. Pop them on your desk for the ultimate healthy snack, and a guilt-free tastebud pleaser. These versatile berries will become pucker-inducing pals, and have been given the status as a ‘super food’ by many industry professionals, due to their high antioxidant content.
Health Benefits of Dried Cranberries?
Outranking fruit and veg such as; strawberries, spinach, broccoli, red grapes and apples for disease-fighting antioxidants, Dried Cranberries have become a staple part of athletes diets around the world. Also famous for containing ‘proanthocyanidins’ shown to contribute towards reducing urinary tract infections and packed full of nutrients! Below we will put what these incredible berries can do for you:
Vitamin C - Helps contribute to normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels, bones, skin and teeth.
Vitamin E - Helps contribute to the protection of cells from oxidative stress
Vitamin K1 -Contributes to the maintenance of normal bones.
Fibre - Contributes to normal bowel function.
Manganese - Contributes towards the maintenance of normal bones, formation of connective tissue and protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Copper - Contributes towards energy-yielding metabolism and functioning of the nervous system.
Who should have Dried Cranberries?
In short, everyone and anyone who loves a healthy snack! THE PROTEIN WORKS™ Dried Cranberries are perfect for those who need additional body boosting properties, no matter what your diet. Naturally very low in fat and provides fast acting sugar to fuel workouts, you can snack to your heart's content without worrying that it's going to have an impact on your daily macros. Pop them on your desk for a nutrient-filled day, or have them as a vital kitchen cupboard craver. Don't forget to add them to our Protein Pancakes or Protein Porridge for added oomph.
What other dried fruit do you have?
THE PROTEIN WORKS™ have a vast range of healthy dried fruit snacks for you to choose from, go check out Dried Goji Berries, Dried Barberries, and Dried Mulberries to discover very berry good deals and see how they could help you on your fitness journey.
01 April 2015
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Consume any time of day as a healthy snack.
Q. What are Dried Cranberries?
A. Dried Cranberries are a fruit grown in America and Canada for thousands of years for their nutritional properties.
Q. When should I use Dried Cranberries?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals but we recommend taking them as a healthy snack.
Q. What are main reasons for using Dried Cranberries?
A. Dried Cranberries are mainly used as a healthy, nutrient dense snack.
Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with Dried Cranberries?
A. Yes Dried Cranberries are renowned for their content of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Q. Are all Dried Cranberries products the same no matter what brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking Dried Cranberries?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking Dried Cranberries.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using Dried Cranberries?
A. Anyone who leads an active lifestyle.