Cranberry Juice May Beat Kids' Bladder Infections, University of British Columbia Study

Published: Sep 07, 2012

Cranberry juice rich in certain antibacterial substances may help prevent repeat urinary tract infections in kids, a small study suggests. Researchers found that cranberry juice made with high concentrations of proanthocyanidins (PACs) cut kids' risk of repeat urinary tract infections by two-thirds, versus a comparison juice. Since the juice on your supermarket's shelves may not have that PAC level, the researchers say their findings are not an endorsement of any product.

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