Posted on 30th Jul 2015
Cranberry is a small, evergreen shrub grown throughout North America and the juice from its berries has a long history of use among native American Indian tribes, primarily for treating urinary conditions.
One of the simple sugar molecules found in cranberries is d-mannose, which helps prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs) as well as carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome, which is an inherited metabolic disorder.
And while cranberry juice – as well as pineapple juice – contain more d-mannose than most other foods, the amounts found in them are substantially less than the recommended half teaspoon (approximately 1 gram) adult dose.
This mean that taking d-mannose in tablet form makes a lot of sense – and especially when you consider that having the supplement can also improve protein loss, liver function, low blood sugar and blood clotting disorders in people with that condition.
Now for the complex bit: D-mannose is said to work by treating the deficiency caused by a genetic defect that causes abnormal breakdown and production of mannose – which is a sugar monomer of the aldohexose series of carbohydrates.
D-mannose is very safe, even for long term use, and although it's a simple sugar very little of it is metabolised. It doesn’t interfere with blood sugar regulation, even for diabetics; and it creates no disruption or imbalance in normal body microflora.
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