How juice companies game science to perpetuate the myth that cranberry prevents UTIs

“Conflict of interest in nutrition research is nothing new. Health food is a billion-dollar business, and the more virtuous the food, the better it sells.

“From walnut growers to grape juice producers, there are hundreds of examples of companies and industry groups funding so-called independent studies that corroborate marketing claims about their product’s ability to improve health and fight disease.”

http://www.vox.com/2016/6/17/11937908/cranberries-urinary-tract-infections%20?mc_cid=1e136768f2&mc_eid=34e2887073

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