You may have heard of Cranberries being an excellent way to help prevent Urinary Tract Infections, but they have far more benefits to the human body than helping to avoid an unpleasant affliction.

Cranberries are a fun fruit that are an excellent source of dietary fibres and Vitamin C. While low in carbohydrates and calories, their excellent infection fighting properties makes them universally appealing. Evidence shows they can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and Latest medical studies indicate that antioxidants found in cranberries can prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease.

Red in colour and comprised of 90% water, only about 5% of cranberries produced are eaten fresh, while the remainder are used for juice production, dried fruits, sauces and our personal favourite - Go Natural snack bars!

Go Natural cranberries are sourced from the US, where they are grown on vines that can reach 7 feet in length. During harvest, the crop is flooded and the berries (which contain a small pocket of air) float, making it easier for the farmers to collect without damaging the fruit.

Fun fact: Cranberries are also known as bearberries, because bears in North America also like to consume them.