Sunday, February 12, 2012

Pomegranate Juice Benefits Nutrition

Pomegranate is a fruit originating from the Middle East. It is used as folk medicine in many cultures. It is cultivated in many countries such as Japan, Afghanistan, Russia, India and China.

Considered as one of the earliest fruits that have been cultivated along with grapes, figs, olives, and dates somewhere between 4000 B. C. E and 3000 B. C. E., pomegranate continued to be an emblem of fertility, rebirth, and health.

Pomegranate Juice Benefits Nutrition -

(1) It may help reduce the risk of having a heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes.Pomegranate juice daily may help support the normal blood flow to the heart.

It keeps bad cholesterol from forming, and thus, may help keep the arteries clear of clots.

(2) It may help support the body's normal defense in the prevention of certain cancers. Since It has very high levels of antioxidant called "flavenoids" that is thought to be effective in counteracting various cancer-causing radicals.

(3) It may help reduce the risks for illnesses such as atherosclerosis, osteoarthritis, and diabetes.

(4) It is a rich source of various vitamins. Pomegranate is a good, natural source of vitamins A, C and E as well as folic acid.

(5) It may helps to slow down the aging process and beneficial in maintaining the elasticity/health of your skin

(6) Prevention of breast cancer from being formed. This juice has positively reduces lung cancer risks and it also slows down the possibility of prostate cancer. The juice also benefits the brain and it slows down the possibility of Alzheimer's disease. Drinking the juice of pomegranate juice also immensely benefits the neonatal brain of the unborn child.

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