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Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice



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Pomegranate is rightly considered as a super fruit that's not only nutrient-dense and high in antioxidants, but also has the ability to affect cell and molecular structure, and has a great potential to be beneficial to overall health. Pomegranates are high in Vitamin C and fiber, and contain the minerals iron, potassium and calcium. Other nutrients include Vitamin A, Vitamin E and folic acid.It is regarded as a symbol of health, fertility and rebirth.

Pomegranates have amazing health benefits and are estimated to have three to seven times as much antioxidant value as green tea. Antioxidants are important to the human body because they help reduce the harmful effects of oxidants, or free radicals, and can help repair damage already done to cells.

Read on to learn the health benefits of pomegranate juice

Fights Cancer - The recent studies have highlighted the fact that pomegranate juice kills and destroys the breast cancer cells and prevents breast cancer cells formation. Regular drinking of pomegranate juice also helps in inhibiting the development of lungs and prostrates cancer.

Promotes a healthy heart - The pomegranate juice helps to fight heart attacks and strokes to a great deal. The antioxidants in pomegranate juice reduce the formation of fatty deposits on artery walls and reduce the chances of heart diseases. Pomegranates have the potential to thin the blood, increase blood flow to the heart and reduce blood pressure along


Anti aging Ability - Pomegranate juice if taken regularly helps from premature aging because of its antioxidant properties. It has special anti aging capabilities.

Fights Anemia - Those suffering from anemia should drink pomegranate juice daily as it is rich in iron and helps to fight against exhaustion, dizziness, weakness, and hear loss.

Healthy pregnancy - The pomegranate juice helps to reduce the possibility of having premature babies and also helps the expectant mothers avoid having low birth weight babies. It is a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin E, potassium and folic acid which are very essential during pregnancy. It mainly provides a full day's supply of folic acid, as well as other vitamins and minerals that are vital for the baby's healthy development during pregnancy.

Boosts Fertility - Regular use of pomegranate juice boosts your fertility and sex drive to a great deal. People suffering from fertility problems should make pomegranate juice a part of their daily diet.

Boosts Immunity - The pomegranate juice is rich in vitamin C which helps to increase immunity powers immensely.

Reduces Cholesterol - Drinking concentrated pomegranate juice helps to reduce cholesterol to a great extent as it helps to reduce plaque in the arteries and reduces bad cholesterol while increasing good cholesterol at the same time.

The sweet and sour red juice of pomegranate is generally safe to drink by anyone and has enormous health benefits. So what are you waiting for? Go and grab a glass of fresh pomegranate juice right now and enjoy!

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