Do you suffer from ulcers? If so, it’s time to get off the meds and make a Cranberry Yogurt Smoothie.
A recent study published in Nutrition found that regular consumption of cranberry juice and/or a probiotic strain called Lactobacillus johnsonii helps to kill H. pylori (the bacterium that causes ulcers).
Researchers found that both the probiotic and the cranberry juice were individually effective at reducing H. pylori, but when combined they reduced the occurrence of ulcers by 22.9 percent!
While you can certainly get the benefits from supplements, why not make a delicious ulcer-fighting smoothie instead? Blend 1 tsp. of organic cranberry powder, half a cup of organic plain yogurt (make sure it has L. johnsonii cultures), 2 ice cubes, 2 Tbsp. of water, and a quarter tsp. of stevia for a tasty way to drink your ulcers away.[Ed. Note: For more advice on the best foods to eat – and those you should avoid – as well as how you can apply the latest health breakthroughs to your own life, sign up for ETR’s natural health newsletter.
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