Cranberries are also called “bounceberries” because they bounce when ripe.
Only three fruits – the blueberry, the Concord grape and the cranberry (all powerfoods) – can trace their roots to North American soil. The cranberry is versatile. They are commonly consumed during Thanksgiving and Christmas but can, and should, be used every day.
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