View Full Version : Frozen cranbberies and protein
02-20-2006, 03:37 PM
My mom got a package of frozen cranberries for me to use in shakes and the label says they have 26 grams of protein per serving which kind of blew my mind. I thought most fruit had little protein. Is this label full of sh*t or what?
Also, the package says they are from Door County on the west side of lake michigan which it says has a temperate climate which makes it prime for fruit crops. Still, 26 grams of protein for fruit doesn't make sense, but if it is true that would be cool.
02-20-2006, 04:42 PM
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A 1% • Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 1% • Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet
02-20-2006, 07:48 PM
then why does the label say 26 grams of protein:confused:
02-20-2006, 07:56 PM
You sure it's not saying the whole package has 26g of protein?
02-20-2006, 08:08 PM
it says 26 grams of protein per serving and 3 servings per package, so a total of 78 grams of protein per 12 ounces. Seems crazy, but if it is true, I can dig it. I might try to contact the company and find out more about these "super" cranberries.
02-20-2006, 09:36 PM
If the ingredients are only cranberries ... then yes it is wrong.
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