We tend to ignore the wonder fruit pomegranate due to the difficulty in deseeding it. But once we know the amazing health benefits we will surely go for it.
According to the book Healing Foods by DK Publishing, the juice contains substances that support a healthy prostate and antioxidants to maintain the elasticity of the arteries. As per the research published in the Journal Nutrition Research, daily consumption of pomegranate juice is more potent in improving antioxidant function than other fruits. Adding the juice in your daily diet can do wonders to your health.
According to the book Healing Foods, including pomegranate juice in your every day diet has shown to lower levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in men which means it can help in preventing prostrate cancer in men. Its anti-viral properties are effective against dental plaque.
A study published in the Journal Clinical Nutrition, pomegranate juice consumption lowered blood pressure by more than 12 percent in the participants. The study found that it reduced plaque in the carotid artery and also lowered bad cholesterol keeping the heart healthy. Pomegranate juice is loaded with health promoting antioxidants. In fact, the juice contains tannin known as punicalagin as well as polyphenols and anthocyanins that are known to be powerful disease-fighting antioxidants. According to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, pomegranate juice showed an antioxidant activity three times higher than red wine and green tea.
According to the book Healing Foods, antioxidant flavonols help in reducing arthritis symptoms. Some studies show that pomegranate juice can be helpful in improving memory. Pomegranate juice is said to be rich in iron content which helps in improving the hemoglobin level. It also contains nutrients to keep your skin and hair healthy.