Pomegranates are extremely beneficial for our health and you can improve your health with the help of this fruit. Here are 11 benefits from pomegranates:
-They have antibacterial compounds and because of that they can prevent dental plaque which means they are great to improve your oral health.
-They can lower the bad cholesterol levels in the body.
-They can prevent heart diseases because they contain antioxidants.
-They can regenerate the liver after it has been damaged.
-They can help you to lose weight and according to a study that took place at the University of Edinburgh pomegranates can help to reduce the visceral fat (the most dangerous type of fat).
-They can help you in the cases with inflammation because of their anti-inflammatory properties.
-Drinking pomegranate juice during pregnancy can help to protect the baby’s brain when there are traumatic births and this has been published by Pediatric Research.
-They can help you fight with many types of infections because they contain high levels of vitamin C.
-They can protect DNA due to the antioxidants and phytonutrients in them.
-They can reduce the plaque deposits in the arteries and with that they can prevent clotting of blood.
-With regular consumption of pomegranate you can treat lymphoma, breast cancer, prostate cancer and even diabetes and this was tested by researchers.
How to find the best pomegranates?
Good pomegranate is without blemishes or cuts and has rich color. Always pick up the large, firm and smooth-skinned pomegranates. Make sure you keep them in a cool and dry place and do not keep them for longer than one month (you can keep them for two months but only if they are kept refrigerated).