Cranberry procyanidins appear to inhibit the stickiness of bacteria. This antiadhesion property helps in the prevention of infections such as those implicated in stomach ulcers and the urinary tract. It also gives cranberries a role in preventing tooth decay. Cranberries provide vitamin C and have one of the highest ORAC levels among the 277 foods tested by the USDA.
Carbohydrates: Fruits 21 Dried cranberries provide many of the same Benefits as fresh ones, and at least one study suggests they could even be as effective as cranberry juice in preventing urinary tract infections! Nutritional Facts
One-third cup of sweetened dried cranberries provides 120 calories, 29 g carbohydrate, 0.03 g protein, 0.5 g fat, and 2 g dietary fiber.