Can One Single Fruit Guarantee Optimal Health?

If  I told you there was a single fruit that comes as close as possible regarding the restoration or maintenance of optimal health, it might make your eyebrows raise. While I am writing this to you right now I have this fruit in my refrigerator and I want to make sure that it is an indispendable part of my dietary habits. I am talking about the awesome health benefits of pomegranate. Its anti-inflammatory properties, its ability to battle any kind of infection and its liver-rejuvenating power are only few of its benefits. Non-vegans whose diet is often still based on processed food resulting into an “overdose” of triglycerides with their hazardous impact on the heart health should eat one pomegranate at least once a day because it contributes essentially to remove these triglycerides. Of course, you know about the phrase: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” When it comes to consuming pomegranate, I would put it this way: “A pomegranate a day makes your optimal health stay.” Read on to find out why!

“A new study published in the journal Atherosclerosis confirms that pomegranate extract may prevent and/or reverse the primary pathology associated with cardiac mortality: the progressive thickening of the coronary arteries caused by the accumulation of fatty materials known as atherosclerosis. Pomegranate was found to not only improve blood flow in the cardiovascular system of heart patients, but also helped to reduce inflammation and high blood pressure. Pomegranates aid in reducing excess triglycerides, which form as a result of a diet high in processed foods. Removing these excess triglycerides may help to ward off heart attacks and various heart problems.

11 Ways to Maximize Your Health With Pomegranates

  1. Pomegranate reduces body fat. According to a study (here) from the University of Edinburgh, pomegranates can help reduce visceral fat – the most dangerous kind of fat.

  2. Prevention of heart disease due to the high content of the antioxidants.

  3. Reduction of bad LDL cholesterol levels.

  4. Helping in reducing the plaque deposits in the arteries and prevent clotting of blood.

  5. The research (here) has showed that regular consumption of pomegranate is effective against prostate cancer, breast cancer,  diabetes, and lymphoma.

  6. The vitamin C  in pomegranate helps to fight any kind of infections.

  7. Possession of anti-inflammatory properties which can help in bringing the inflammation down.

  8. Pomegranate is also good for your teeth since it possesses antibacterial compounds which can be helpful in preventing dental plaque.

  9. Pomegranate regenerates liver.  Pomegranate juice is able to regenerate your liver after it has been damage.

  10. Pomegranate protects DNA.  Pomegranate contains  phytonutrients and antioxidants that interact with your DNA to protect it. (here)

  11. Pomegranates help protect Newborns. According to a study published in Pediatric Research,  drinking pomegranate juice during pregnancy helps protect newborns’ brains during traumatic births.”

To read the rest of the article, check it out on the original source over at Living Traditionally.

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  1. Sabrina Gonzalez Reply

    I would take them off my Grammies freinds tree with out permission and get my ars whipped good ! But it never stopped me . It’s terrible but true . I was always hungry

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