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Health benefits of Taking pomegranates

Pomegranate is known for its medicinal and beauty benefits and is also a symbol of abundance and prosperity in some cultures. The name pomegranate is derived from Middle French Ė pomme garnet or seeded apple.†

What are pomegranates?

Pomegranate is a ruby red fruit containing many seeds that is delicious and healthy. 

Benefits of pomegranates

1.Prevent and fight cancer

Pomegranates can prevent certain types of cancer and may even fight cancer at some stages. They can help fight prostate, breast, colon, and lung cancer.

2.They improve memory

Pomegranate juice which is rich in antioxidants improves memory function. 

3.They reduce blood pressure and fight heart disease

Drinking pomegranate juice daily has proven to lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol and cleanse plaque from arteries.

4.They relieve arthritis

Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, pomegranate decreases joint tenderness, swelling, and pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis. 

5.Promote bone health

Antioxidants in pomegranates are used to reduce bone loss and especially in women following menopause.

6. Hydrates the skin

Pomegranate antioxidants are useful in cell regeneration thereby increasing circulation and healing the skin. They have sun protective compounds that help prevent skin cancer and relieve sunburn. They protect against premature aging by giving you youthful skin that is not prone to acne.

7.Keeps you feeling full

Eating food rich in fiber slows digestion which helps to keep you full. You’re not likely to feed on junk while full. 

8.It may improve exercise performance

It is rich in dietary nutrients which have been shown to improve exercise performance and endurance while exercising.

Tips

Pomegranates are best beneficial when they are fresh, so avoid keeping them on the shelf for too long.

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