American cranberry


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Related to American cranberry: American cranberry bush, Black Chokeberry
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Noun1.American cranberry - trailing red-fruited plantAmerican cranberry - trailing red-fruited plant    
cranberry - very tart red berry used for sauce or juice
cranberry - any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
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The American cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, is a true North American native that was unknown in Europe until the colonists learned of its virtues from Native Americans, The berries were a welcome fresh autumn fruit that could be dried for winter use.
North American Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocanpon) has been shown to provide AAA against E.
And Aine guides us through this year's bespoke creations which include the Crumlin Children's Hospital Garden, Mrs Brown's Boys D'Garden, the Tayto Garden, overlooked by a staggering 10ft Mr Tayto and the Wellbeing Wetlands, which will represent a typical North American cranberry farm.
Antimicrobial action of the American cranberry constituents; phenolics, anthocyanins, and organic acids, against Escherichia coli 0157:H7.
On April 6 2004, the French food authority AFSSA (Agence Francaise de Securite Sanitaire des Aliments) approved a health claim stating that the North American cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, juice and powder can "help to reduce the adhesion of certain E.coli bacteria to the urinary tract walls." This debut claim concerning berry phenolics was issued after an evaluation of the extensive pool of evidence on cranberry juice and urinary tract health--the scientific rationale is based on studies demonstrating that a glass of cranberry juice containing 36 mg of proanthocyanidins (PACs) can effectively reduce the adhesion of E.
In 2004 France became the first country to approve a health claim for the North American cranberry species Vaccinium macrocarpon.
Consumers worldwide are enjoying the unique taste of the North American cranberry in their local products, as well as in Western favourites like muffins, cookies and smoothies."
Cranberry, American cranberry, bog cranberry, kronsbeere, marsh apple, moosebeere, preisselbeere (Braun 2005, NIH 2005).
The cultivated, typical American cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, has long been prized for its brilliant red fruit.
14 Name the Welsh heathland cousin of the American cranberry.

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