It’s difficult to pronounce and challenging to eat — but that hasn’t stopped the humble pomegranate from becoming one of the most sought-after delicacies in the world. Or from being at the center of several new and exciting research discoveries! As part of our office’s ongoing commitment to educate patients about late-breaking wellness research, Dr. Smith wants to share the following data on this ruby-hued nutritional jewel.
One medium apple-sized pomegranate — at a mere 100 calories — is packed with potassium (399 mg) and vitamin C (9 mg). And its seeds are a valuable source of fibre.
The following are details about the powerful disease-fighting punch the pomegranate packs:
- Prevent prostate cancer
- Combat other cancers
- Bolster your bones
- Help the heart
- Diminish diabetes’ effects
- Save your skin
- Accumulate antioxidants
- All-natural anti-inflammatory
In addition to being healthy, pomegranates are just plain fun to eat! And, unlike medication, there are no side effects associated with these disease-preventing delights. So peel back a pomegranate today, and enjoy everything this delicious fruit has to offer.