Organic Pomegranate Arils
Organic Pomegranate Arils
The Original Super Fruit
Pomegranates represented life and health in the ancient days of Egypt and Greece. Hundreds of years later science is proving this ancient representation holds true. Pomegranates contain many antioxidants that delay the aging process and help keep wrinkles away. This super-fruit is also an immune-booster. Full of vitamin C, B, and iron, pomegranates can help reduce symptoms of anemia and reduce the chance of suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The juice-encased seeds of pomegranates are also rich in phytochemical compounds with high levels of flavonoids and polyphenols. These potent antioxidants help protect against heart disease and cancer! Containing more antioxidants than green tea and red wine, pomegranates are a powerhouse of nutrition.
Numerous studies suggest Pom the healthy, healing properties of pomegranates. A 2004 study was done, instructing heart patients to drink one ounce of pomegranate juice a day for a year. Those who participated experienced lower blood pressure by over 20 percent and a 30 percent reduction in atherosclerotic plaques. The participants in the control group, who did not drink pomegranate juice every day experienced a 9 percent increase in their atherosclerotic plaque. Multiple studies have shown the cancer-fighting abilities of pomegranates. Dr. Ephram Lansky, in Israel, discovered that consumption of fermented pomegranate juice actually helped prohibit the growth of cancer-causing tumor cells. The phytochemicals found in pomegranates also stimulate serotonin and estrogen receptors. Because of this, pomegranates may aid in improving symptoms of depression and increasing bone mass. Pomegranates also lower the bad cholesterol, LDL, and raise the good cholesterol, HDL. Toss some pomegranate seeds into your salad, yogurt, oatmeal, or anything else to add a delicious tangy twist to any ordinary dish.
- There are over 760 varieties of pomegranates!!
- Ancient Egyptians were often buried with pomegranates.
- A pomegranate has roughly 600 seeds.
- Pomegranates were introduced to California in 1769 by Spanish settlers.
- A traditional housewarming gift in Greece is a pomegranate set under the home altar of the house. This is supposed to bring good luck, fertility, and abundance into the home.
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