Some said it is – not apples – the fruit that got Adam and Eve kicked from heaven. Some said it was mentioned Exodus and on the walls of Ancient Egyptians. And it was mentioned in Oscar Wilde’s fantasy stories. We are talking about pomegranates if you haven’t guessed it already. So why should you eat pomegranates often?
1- Pomegranate juice contained in the pulp that covers its seeds destroys free radicals. It is commonly known that free radicals are the reason of many types of cancer. Pomegranate juice is especially helpful in breast and prostate cancer.
2- Not many people know that pomegranate contains high levels of iron. So instead of avoiding unappetizing sources of iron like leafy greens and liver, eat pomegranates to boost your red cells’ production and prevent anemia.
3- Pomegranate juice is especially great as a skin treatment. It binds moisturizer to your skin and prevents zits and pimples from surfacing. It heals scars and regenerates skin by boosting collagen production. It fights aging marks and sun damage. Briefly, it is important for a youthful skin.
4- It fortifies hair follicles. This makes your hair stronger, thicker and more resistant to external damage.
5- It boosts cartilage regeneration. Therefore it ups your chances against arthritis, bone inflammation, erectile dysfunction, and Alzheimer’s.
6- It improves the process of extraction. Pomegranates make stomach and liver function much better. It also soothes infections in the urinary tract and eases the flow of urine. It also helps in improving bowel movements.
7- It energizes white blood cells. Pomegranate juice also has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, which reduce mouth bacteria that cause cavities.
8- It decreases inflammation in blood vessels, which will lead to reducing high blood pressure. It also thins blood naturally, increasing its fluidity and flow rate in your body.
With an apple a day doctors will be kept away, but with a pomegranate, you will not even know what doctors are.