Top 10 Health Benefits of Pomegranate:
Fruit with seeds or arils is no other than Pomegranate; with innumerable health benefits.
Following are some health benefits of pomegranate:
As pomegranates are rich in
it can keep bad cholesterol (LDL) from oxidizing and hence prevents
atherosclerosis- Antioxidants are the loyal protectors and nurturers of our
cells, repelling disease, and promoting good
health. Antioxidants can come from healthy eating or in the form of
supplements, and they include a family of naturally formed components like
vitamin A, beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin E, and more.
intake of pomegranate juice is highly beneficial for people suffering from
disorders- Studies show that pomegranate juice daily may help support the
normal blood flow to the heart. Because of its antioxidant properties,
pomegranate keeps bad cholesterol from forming, and thus, may help keep the
arteries clear of clots.
deep red fruits are a good laxative, and known to soothing in stomach
inflammation. It is a tonic for the heart. It tones up the functions of the
liver and kidneys. The minerals in the juice help the liver to absorb vitamin A
from the food. The bark, the rind, the roots, the tender leaves and the seeds
all are medically beneficial.
juice is very useful for people suffering from diarrhea, but excess
consumption may cause constipation.
is the best remedy to cure
It helps in preventing symptoms such as extreme weakness,
hair loss, giddiness, and tiredness. It provides good amount of iron- and
completes iron deficiency. Pomegranate juice is related with reducing breast
is also associated with reducing
blood pressure levels and also enhances oral health.
consumption can prevent and slow down Alzheimer’s disease.
is believed that pomegranate prevents cartilage deterioration and hence,
osteoarthritis at bay.
have proved that maternal intake of pomegranate juice can protect the
neonatal brain from the damage after an injury. Pomegranate is a good source of
drinking one single glass per day gives a woman a full day’s supply of folic
acid (in one fell swoop!). Pomegranate juice can help blood vessels remain open
and allow the blood to flow properly to all areas of the body. This is vital to
ensuring that the baby doesn’t experience a lack of oxygen to the brain and
causing potentially serious medical issues.
juice could reduce
in the workplace, according to new
research. The study found that having the drink every day resulted in lower
stress hormones and a reduction in blood pressure. Researchers at Queen Margaret
University, Edinburgh, studied the physiological effect of daily consumption of
500ml of Pomegreat Pure pomegranate juice over a two-week period. They found
that all 60 volunteers - from a range of working environments - reported being
more enthusiastic and less distressed after having the drink.
Great ways to include pomegranate in your daily diet include adding the
seeds to salads or snacking on them like nuts, adding the pulp to gelled
desserts or puddings, or using the whole fruit as a garnish, appetizer, or
quick breakfast food. Once you get to know the pomegranate, you’re sure to fall
in love with its rich color, dense flavor, and exotic taste. Staying younger as
a result is just a perk!
Pomegranate Apple & Pears salad
Seeds of 1.5 pomegranates
1 apple, diced
1 pear, diced
1 head of leaf lettuce
1 stick of celery, chopped
3 tablespoons of orange juice
2 tablespoon of honey
Chop the apple, pear and celery and mix together . Arrange
pomegranate seeds on top.
Mix together orange juice and honey and spread
evenly on the salad.
Mix together citrus juice, honey
Mix pomegranate seeds, apples, pears and celery in a large bowl.
Mix orange juice and honey in a small bowl and put together with a fork.
Sprinkle dressing on the salad and pour out before serving.
- WF Team
Dated 24 October 2011