A: Cranberry supplements should be taken at least 30 minutes before eating and then again after the meal. It is best to take cranberry pills with meals for optimal absorption. Taking them on an empty stomach can cause diarrhea, which could lead to dehydration and other health problems if it occurs frequently enough. Eating a meal also improves your body’s ability to absorb nutrients from foods such as grains, nuts and seeds that you will eat later in the day or evening. Also, taking cranberry supplements with food gives your digestive system time between when you first eat and when the fiber starts working so that it does not interfere with digestion of food eaten later in the day or night.
Q: What are some benefits of using cranberries for women?
A: There are many possible health benefits associated with using this supplement during pregnancy .It has been shown that pregnant women who consume large amounts of fruits and vegetables have fewer complications related to pre-eclampsia , eclampsia , premature birth , low birth weight as well as miscarriage . In addition, studies show positive effects on lowering cholesterol levels by altering the metabolism of bile acids.,,, One study showed reduced inflammation associated with reduced risk for preeclampsia. Additionally one Brazilian study found increased folate concentrations in maternal blood serum among those consuming a mixture containing naturally occurring phytoestrogens (the chemical compounds similar to oestrogen present in