Why Cranberries Are So Good For You
Cranberries, black currants, blueberries, blueberries and raspberries are rich in vitamins C, K, PP and B vitamins, micro and macro elements, amino acids, tannins, phytoncides, flavonoids, sugars, antioxidants. Cranberry is one of the most healing berries. Cranberries not only increase the immunity, but also has bactericidal and antiviral properties, and therefore actively used for the prevention and treatment of colds.
You can use berries as whole, and in a form of juice. But the juice bought in the store contains much less useful substances.
Avoid drinking more than 1 liter (34 ounces) of cranberry juice daily over a long period of time. You could develop kidney stones with long-term use of cranberry juice in large amounts.
To stimulate the immune system it is useful to eat algae – fucus and laminaria. Various species of laminar algae (aram, kombu, wakame) are known. Some species of algae are most useful for immunity (fucus, arame), but they all have a certain immunostimulating effect.