Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)

Can blueberries help prevent a urinary tract infection (UTI)?

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  • A Leopold Galland, MD, Internal Medicine, answered
    Like their cousins, cranberries, blueberries contain flavonoids that can prevent urinary tract infection. Blueberry flavonoids prevent bacteria that cause urinary infections from binding to the lining of the bladder and can even inhibit the growth of bacteria.
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