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Old 03-07-2008, 01:35 PM   #5
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Re: Nutrition & lifestyle tactics - books, resources and quick summary

My care team have suggested cranberry juice as a good thing to keep the urine flowing after "attention" has been given to the prostate - any comments?

Also I have been unable to track down a supplier of cranberry juice here (though several leads are still to reply) and locals have suggested chokeberry juice as a substitute - again, any comments. What I have learnt of chokeberries (despite a somewhat discouraging name) is: Total anthocyanin content is 1480 mg per 100 g of fresh berries, and proanthocyanidin concentration is 664 mg per 100 g. Both values are among the highest measured in plants to date.

Anthocyanins give chokeberries extraordinary antioxidant strength

Last edited by tumbleweed; 04-12-2008 at 11:40 PM. Reason: sbstituted common name for scientific name in last line.