Start Eating 1 Pomegranate Every Day, See What Happens to Your Body

Pomegranates have anti-viral, and anti-tumor properties, and contain vitamins and minerals including calciumpotassiumzincvitamin Kniacin, and folate as well as antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E. This amazing fruit contains three times as many antioxidants as either wine or green tea.According to research published in Nutrition Reviews, pomegranates are rich in polyphenols, have high levels of antioxidants and have been shown to help lower blood pressure, decrease certain types of heart disease including atherosclerosis, and pack a powerful anti-inflammatory punch. Through its strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, pomegranate has even been shown to protect premature infants against inflammation-associated brain damage in rats.Other health benefits include aiding in the relief of stomach disorders, dental problems, anemia, and prevention of heart problems and cancer. For those with osteoarthritis, pomegranate fruit has also been shown to slow cartilage deterioration according to research published in the Journal of Nutrition.Drinking tea made from the leaves of these fruits also helps in curing digestive problems. Through its antioxidant properties, this fruit can help prevent gastric ulceration according to research published in the Journal of EthnopharmacologyPomegranate juice is also used for reducing problems like dysentery and choleraAccording to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [5], pomegranates are rich in antioxidants and they can prevent the oxidization of (bad) LDL cholesterol in the body. Regular intake of pomegranate juice can significantly reduce atherosclerotic lesions in mice, as well as decrease blood pressure. Because of these properties, pomegranate is likely cardioprotective and good to include as part of a healthy diet. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory components in this fruit help keep bad cholesterol from accumulating and thus, help keep the arteries clear of any clots.Pomegranates contain high levels of antioxidants called flavonoids. These flavonoids are known to counteract various cancer-causing free radicals. Regular consumption of pomegranates can reduce the PSA levels in the body and aid in the fight against existing cancer cells as well, according to research conducted by says the American Cancer Society.
7 Amazing Benefits of Pomegranates