Pomegranate is red thick seeded fruit with various health and nutritional benefits. Pomegranate has high amount of vitamins and antioxidants. The inflammatory properties of pomegranate help our body in dealing with many health conditions. Polyunsaturated fatty acids present in a pomegranate help in cell regeneration and proliferation.
Here are some unknown benefits of pomegranate
Vitamins and minerals present in pomegranate
Pomegranate acts as a natural aspirin
and prevents the formation of blood clots in the veins and arteries. Drinking pomegranate juice regularly enhances the blood flow in the body. The antioxidants present in a pomegranate reduce the risk of heart attack
, high blood pressure
, and stroke by keeping the level of bad cholesterol under control. Pomegranate also acts as a blood thinner agent which resumes the restricted flow of blood in the body.
The antibacterial and anti-microbial properties of pomegranate help the immune system
of our body to combat against deadly bacteria and viruses. Eating pomegranate kills the harmful microbes present in the mouth. If these microbes are not reduced, they may cause gum infections
and formation of cavities. Its anti-microbial properties boost your immune system.
Soluble and insoluble dietary fibres present in the pomegranate improves the process of digestion and regulates bowel movement
. Pomegranate juice reduces the excessive absorption of hydrochloric acid in the stomach and soothes the inner lining of stomach, providing relief from burning sensation.
Including pomegranate in the prenatal diet can be beneficial for the overall growth of the foetus. The vitamins and minerals present in the pomegranate can also help pregnant women
in dealing with pregnancy complications. Pomegranate juice ensures healthy flow of blood to the foetus
and lowers the risk of pre-mature birth.
Glowing and Healthy skin-
Pomegranate juice enhances the texture of skin and aids in the rapid healing of scars and wounds. Pomegranate improves the skin elasticity and prevents premature formation of wrinkles and fine lines. Pomegranate juice supports regeneration of healthy skin cells and reduces the risk of hyper pigmentation
(loss of original skin colon).
Pomegranate juice is a great source of iron deficiency of which causes anaemia
. Consuming pomegranate in any form boosts the production of red blood cells in the body and reduces the risk of developing anaemia. Regular intake of pomegranate juice can alleviate the symptoms of anaemia such as dizziness, fatigue and weakness.
However, Pomegranate juice is not advised for people suffering from cough, constipation, or flu. Pomegranate can trigger asthma in people with pulmonary disease
. It may cause an allergic reaction leading to vomiting, nausea, hives, or itchy eyes. Overdose of pomegranate juice can cause health complications instead of providing benefits. Doctors suggest only one glass of pomegranate juice in a day.