Flavonoids, including anthocyanins (they phytochemical that make blueberries famous),
proanthocyanidins and flavonols
Benzoic acid and hydroxycinnamic acid
The study, which appears in the journal Advances in Nutrition, concludes that the bioactive compounds contained in cranberries not only help improve urinary tract health, but could also improve cardiovascular and gastrointestinal health, as well as other metabolic benefits. These are just two, to start, there is many more!
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Cranberries are good sources of vitamin C and dietary fiber. (FYI - there is convincing evidence that fiber intake can help cut risk for colon cancer). Cranberries are also very high in antioxidant power, most of which comes from the following phytochemicals:
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Peppermint Tea Go on, take a whiff. Peppermint’s pungent odor is strong enough to wake you up. In a study from West Virginia’s Wheeling Jesuit University in 2011, video game players who were exposed to peppermint scent completed more game levels and found it easier to do so than those who didn’t get a sniff. Mint is arousing, say researchers, so participants were able to sustain attention and focus on the game for longer.
To take on that 3 P.M. brain fog, brew a cup of peppermint tea.