Pomegranate – The wonder fruit

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

22nd Oct, 2020. 02:21 pm
Pomegranate health benefits

Pomegranate or mainly Anaar is known as the ‘fruit of paradise’ because of its nutritional value and refreshing taste.

Pomegranate is one of the most favoured fruits among kids and adults alike. It has tons of health benefits and is equally amazing in taste.

This wonderful fruit not only helps lower unhealthy cholesterol levels but also inhibits cancer.

However, here are few health benefits you can have if you take pomegranate on a regular basis.

Pomegranate Health Benefits

1. Keeps your heart healthy

It is loaded with polyphenols that have powerful antioxidant properties. Antioxidants prevent free radical damage of the walls of the arteries, thereby protecting your heart from diseases. It also prevent cholesterol that causes plaque formation or development of coronary artery disease.

2. Improves digestion

To improve digestion, one must consume more of fibres. This also helps in the overall health wellness. A pomegranate a day can fulfill about 45% of your daily recommended intake of fibre which is roughly about 20-35 grams.

3. Boosts immunity

Pomegranate is loaded with anti-inflammatory compounds. It is, therefore recommended for anyone with a weak immunity. Also, they are rich in Vitamin C that boosts antibody production and amps up immunity.

4. Helps you to stay young

This fruit has various compounds and properties that help your skin to be away from wrinkles. Polyphenolic compounds in pomegranates are powerful antioxidants that can delay the process of ageing.

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