The letters U, T and I, when used together, have been despised by females for ages. Pain when you pee, or just pain in that area in general is an added stress in our lives that we have to put on a smile and push through. Cranberries have been known to relieve the pain and prevent the infections from happening, but it can be hard to make sure you get your daily dose in the busy lives we live. Here are seven easy ways to get the added benefit of cranberry into your routine so you no longer have to cringe when you hear those three letters.
1) Dried Cranberries
2) A Glass of Juice a Day Keeps the UTI Away
Maintaining cranberry juice in your diet assists in preventing harmful bacteria from sticking to the walls of your bladder. Careful though! There is such a thing as too much juice. Try to steer clear of getting juice that's more sugar than the actual nutrients of the fruit.
3) Cystex Cranberry Liquid Supplement
4) Smoothie Simplicity
5) Go Granola
Enjoy a little crunch? Bulk or loose granola isn't just for the hippies in the PNW. Lots of granola bars incorporate cranberry into their recipes and are a simple, yummy way to get the daily serving you need. You can add loose granola to any yogurt, or just have it as a snack. Granola is also a key factor in good heart health!
6) Yogurt & Cranberry are the new Batman & Robin
7) Get Your Tortilla Chips Ready
Yes, we just went there. Add cranberry to your salsa or hot sauce! Salsa is one of the most consumed foods eaten on a daily basis and can now get you closer to your daily serving of cranberry. Add a little or add a lot, this is a fun and flavorful way to add cranberries to your diet that your taste buds will love!