Health Benefits of Pomegranates

Health Benefits of Pomegranates

Pomegranate’s Nutritional Value:

Pomegranate is an excellent source of dietary fiber. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans most Americans do not consume enough fiber and therefore, pomegranate can be a good nutritional source of fiber. It has high content of vitamins C,K, folate and thiamin.

Pomegranate, Cancer and Inflammatory Diseases:

Pomegranate is an excellent source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are beneficial in fighting against cancer and also are considered as anti-agining nutrients. The reason is that antioxidants help our body to eliminate the cells with damaged DNAs that may potentially become cancerous. As the result, pomegranate is considered as top-notch fruit in fight against prostate, colon and breast cancers.

Also pomegranate contains some anti-inflammatory agents that may reduce the symptoms of some chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.