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- Raw cranberries have moderate levels of vitamin C, dietary fiber and the essential dietary mineral, manganese (each nutrient having more than 10% of the Daily Value per 100 g serving; see right table), as well as other essential micronutrientsin minor amounts.
- Native to Canada, cranberries have grown naturally for thousands of years.
- Cranberries have helped natives and early settlers alike fight scurvy and famine over harsh Canadian winters.
- Due to high natural acidity trapped in the anthocyanin (which makes up the red color), cranberries are scientifically known to be excellent anti-oxidants.
- Cranberries are a natural fighter against heart disease, cholesterol, stomach ulcers and urinary tract infections; they also provide an excellent source of fiber.
- Another name for cranberries is "bounceberries", because they bounce when ripe.
- One cup of fresh cranberries is 50 calories. One cup of cranberry sauce is about 400 calories.