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[Cranberries: chemical composition, nutritional and medicinal properties]
The contents of protein, fats, carbohydrates (glucose, fructose, sucrose, dietary cellulose), some vitamin (ascorbic acid, riboflavin, beta-carotene, vitamin E), polyphenolic compounds, organic acids, pectin, glycosides, macro- and microelements in red bilberry are presented. Antimicrobial effect and other effect of red bilberry and its use in traditional medicine and dietetics are also outlined.