Benefits of pomegranate, a wonderful natural antioxidant

Conscious TV

September 28, 2020

The pomegranate is a spectacular fruit and a true autumn icon. It has earned the medal of "super fruit" and is nowadays not missing in cleansing or antioxidant diets. Fresh, it can be eaten in autumn and early winter as its natural season and is a real joy in the kitchen.

The pomegranate is a fruit loaded with symbolism in several cultures, it is recurrently related to abundance, love and fertility in Christianity, Judaism, or the Egyptians themselves, who gave the pomegranate the power to attract these goods to people's lives. It is native to Iran, the Himalayas and India, but nowadays it is cultivated almost everywhere in the world.

In addition to the fruit, we can find pomegranate seed oil on the market, which is fabulous for irritated skin because it soothes and calms, and it is also a powerful anti-wrinkle oil due to its high antioxidant content.

The flowers of the tree come out in summer and are sold dried for infusion and have an astringent effect, ideal for losing some weight.

Benefits of pomegranate:

  1. It is a great complement in weight loss diets due to its low calorie content.
  2. Its high tannin content makes pomegranate an ally against diarrhoea.
  3. It contains high doses of vitamin A and B9.
  4. It contributes to maintaining good cardiovascular health.
  5. Its high doses of potassium help to eliminate liquids and balances the metabolism.
  6. Vitamin C has anti-scarring properties and helps to keep the defences up.
  7. Its polyphenol content is three times higher than that of green tea, its antioxidant power is Its antioxidant power is indisputable.
  8. It helps tissue regeneration and collagen production.
  9. It is recommended in cases of hypertension as its diuretic function helps to keep this condition in balance.
  10. It is an alkalising fruit.

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