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February 2013

Natural Standard Featured CE/CME: Cranberry

Natural Standard's featured CE/CME for the month of February is Cranberry: Safety & Effectiveness.

Cranberries come from small evergreen shrubs with tart, red, edible berries. The berries are used in sauces, jellies and drinks. There is some human evidence supporting the use of cranberry juice and cranberry supplements to prevent urinary tract infection (UTI), although most available studies are of lesser quality. Clear dosing guidelines are lacking, but given the safety of cranberry, it may be reasonable to recommend the use of moderate amounts of cranberry juice cocktail to prevent UTI in non-chronically ill individuals.

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