SunCran® FAQ

What is SunCran?

SunCran is a turnkey solution that blends two all-natural and science-backed ingredients – Taiyo’s Sunfiber soluble guar fiber and Fruit d’Or’s high-potency cranberry juice powder – into a single premium formula. It provides the anti-adhesion benefits of cranberries with the potent prebiotic effects of Sunfiber for a synergistic dual-action urinary tract health benefit, all without added sugar.*

What are the benefits of SunCran?

SunCran is a dual-action formula that supports both gut and urinary tract health.* SunCran can affect urinary health in two different ways by first improving the gut microbiome, often the source of pathogens that lead to urinary tract infections, and second by promoting anti-adhesion of pathogenic E. coli in the urinary tract. These synergistic benefits of SunCran set it apart from other cranberry and fiber products. 

Does SunCran contain added sugars, fillers, preservatives or artificial colors?

SunCran does not contain added sugars, artificial sweeteners, maltodextrin or artificial colors.

Does SunCran contain allergens such as dairy, wheat or yeast?

SunCran does not contain dairy, wheat, eggs, soy or yeast.

What is the cranberry content of SunCran?

SunCran contains a high-potency cranberry powder equal to two 8 oz. glasses of cranberry juice per serving without any added sugars or calories. Twelve pounds of fresh cranberries are used to produce one pound of cranberry juice powder (12:1 ratio). Learn more. 

Is the cranberry content guaranteed?

SunCran’s cranberry juice powder is guaranteed for potency and TRU-ID DNA tested for authenticity.

What is the fiber content of SunCran?

SunCran contains 40% dietary fiber, as Sunfiber. Sunfiber is a galactomannan-based soluble dietary fiber made from hydrolyzed guar gum. Sunfiber is one of the world’s most clinically researched and substantiated fibers. Learn more.

What are soluble proanthocyanidins (PACs)?

Proanthocyanidins (PACs) are the powerhouses behind cranberry nutrition. SunCran’s PACs are DNA tested for authenticity and standardized for quality, purity and potency. They are clinically shown to help support urinary tract health. PACs bind to pathogenic E. coli bacteria. This impairs their ability to adhere to cell walls. Bacteria are simply flushed out before leading to problems.*

What is prebiotic guar fiber?

Guar fiber is a water-soluble carbohydrate derived from the guar plant. Prebiotic fibers promote a healthy gut flora and provide digestive support without excess gas or bloating.* Sunfiber, the prebiotic guar fiber used in SunCran, serves as the carrier for SunCran’s all-natural cranberry juice powder. This eliminates the need for maltodextrin or other unwanted carriers while delivering impressive scientifically-backed health benefits.

Has SunCran been scientifically tested?

Yes, research has clearly demonstrated how the PACs in SunCran influence pathogenic E. coli bacteria. The mechanisms of anti-adhesion and anti-invasion are thought to influence the ability of E. coli to cause urinary tract infections. More than 120 studies have demonstrated Sunfiber’s ability to support digestive health without excess gas or bloating.*

Is SunCran gluten-free?

Yes, SunCran is 100% gluten-free. 

Is SunCran non-GMO?

Yes, SunCran is Non-GMO Project Verified.

Is SunCran organic?

SunCran is available in both organic and traditional varieties.

Is SunCran Kosher? Halal? Vegan/Vegetarian?

Yes, SunCran is Kosher, Halal and suitable for vegans and vegetarians. 

Is SunCran sustainably produced?

SunCran’s Sunfiber is derived from the guar plant which is responsibly grown in western India. Learn more. SunCran’s cranberry juice powder is sustainably produced from healthy and mature whole cranberries sourced directly from Canadian growers.

What are the commercial applications of SunCran?

SunCran can be incorporated into a variety of products including juices, smoothies, yogurt, powder drink mixes, nutritional bars, cereals and dietary supplements. It can be dispersed in water and imparts a vibrant characteristic red color. 

What health claims can SunCran offer?

SunCran promotes anti-adhesion and anti-invasion activity, which helps support a healthy urinary tract and gut microbiome.*

What is the nutritional content of SunCran?

Detailed nutritional data is available here.

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