Power of the Pomegranate

 The pomegranate holds the worlds most precious ruby red gems naturally filled with potent healing of antioxidants.

Antioxidants are chemicals that demonstrate the ability to provide electrons and neutralize free radicals that mess with cell structure and cause oxidative stress.  This havoc is linked to many severe diseases such including cancer. [1)

Pomegranates are known to be one of the most effective antioxidants in the world, uniquely containing a high concentration of punicalagin, an phytonutrient which fights off harmful free radicals.

Not only do pomegranates protect your bodies’ cells from damage, these nutrient dense fruits hold numerous other health boosting benefits as well.  Such as:

Lowering Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

Pomegranate consumption slows the growth of plaque formation protecting your arteries and improving blood flow.  [2]

Protection Against Inflammation

Flavonols are another antioxidant found in pomegranates that protect cartilage from destructive enzymes that contributes to inflammation of the joints and diseases such as osteoarthritis. [2]

Immunity Enhancement

Pomegranates have also been shown to have intrinsic abilities to improve immune mechanisms such as the phagocyte activity of white blood cells. [3]

Anti-Cancer Effects

Studies, primarily on breast and prostate cancer cells, have shown pomegranate juice is a huge inhibitor of carcinogenic factors. Including a lower reproduction rate of cancer cells and decreased blood supply to tumors. [2]

Now you may be wondering, how the heck are you suppose to eat one of these things?

Seeding pomegrantes is a tad bit complicated. Here’s a trick that will remove the frustration and let you get right to the good stuff.  

Pomegranates seeds are great plain, but their even better in dressings, salads, and smoothies. You can discover all kinds of ways to utilize the glistening beauty and mystical powers of these red gems to adorn every meal!

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Sources

  1.  Breene, Sophia. 'What Are Antioxidants (And How Do They Work)?'. Greatest, 2015. Web.

  2.  University of Maryland Medical Center,. 'Pomegranate', 2015. Web.

  3.  Harikrishnan, Ramasamy et al. 'Effect Of Punica Granatum Solvent Extracts

  4. On Immune System And Disease Resistance In Paralichthys Olivaceus Against Lymphocystis Disease Virus (LDV)'. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 29.4 (2010): 668-673. Web.