Pomegranates taste great, and they’re one of the healthiest fruits you will ever eat. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Statistics shows that pomegranates contain three times more antioxidants than green tea and wine.
A clinical study has found that pomegranate juice restores health, and lowers the risk of heart disease. It has shown an ability to reverse disease in patients diagnosed with heart disease. In other words, it reverses the progressive thickening of coronary arteries triggered by accumulation of fat.
An article published in the Times notes that pomegranate provides excellent benefits for the human body. In theological books it’s mentioned as “the divine fruit.” Pomegranates offer an antioxidant antiviral and anti-tumor effect, and are an excellent source of vitamins, including vitamins A, C, and E, and folic acid.
According to a study published in the journal the journal Atheroscleroris, pomegranate extract prevents and reverses primary pathology associated with heart disease. It also brings health to an optimal level.
Pomegranate extract offers a few benefits, and we give you the best of them:
- Eliminates plaque from arteries
- Reduces ECG abnormalities
- Reduces oxidative stress
- Reduces the accumulation of lipids in the heart muscle
- Decreases cardiac enlargement
- Lowers chemokine (a chemical messenger) associated with inflammation in arteries
Studies show that regulate consumption of pomegranate juice reverses carotid artery stenosis by 29% within a year. How amazing is that?
Cholesterol-lowering statins cause severe side-effects, and pomegranate extract offers an alternative, natural method that boosts heart health and prevents the clogging of arteries.
Pomegranates offer numerous benefits, and come packed with tons of nutrients.
- Two powerful plant compounds
Pomegranate peel and juice contain punicalagins, a type of strong antioxidants. Punicic acid in pomegranate seeds give the fruits its power.
- Essential nutrients
Antioxidants in pomegranates prevent cell damage caused by oxidation. A cup of seeds gives 144 calories, 7 grams of fiber, 3 grams of protein, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin K and folate.
- Anti-inflammatory power
Pomegranates reduce inflammation and prevent heart disease, obesity, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease.
- Antibacterial and antifungal effect
Compounds in pomegranates destroy dangerous bacteria, and aids in the treatment of fungal infections.
- High blood pressure
150 ml of pomegranate juice lowers blood pressure, and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. Drink the juice for two weeks every day.
Experts explain that pomegranates are hard to find throughout the entire year. But, you can find pomegranate juice all the time. Keep in mind that pure pomegranate juice (cold-pressed) is packed with nutrients. The rind is packed with polyphenol, and the seeds are abundant in fiber. You get a tart juice rich in polyphenols and other nutrients, as reported in a journal published in Men’s journal.
Watch the following video and learn how to make your pomegranate juice and get all of its benefits.