Native from Iran, Northern India and other part of Southern Asia that is widely cultivated all through in the Southeast Asia, Middle East and partly Africa is Pomegranate. Its name was derived from Spain which known as the city of Granada.
Despite the fact that pomegranate does not contain enough nutrients when compared to other fruits, still it is loaded with excellent amount of antioxidants and other benefits, our body needs in improving our medical conditions!
According to research, pomegranate contains a higher amount of flavonoids than those found in grapes. Hence, pomegranate juice when compared to tea, red wine and other commercial juices has the highest antioxidant capacity.
It’s a time consuming pealing and eating this fruit, that’s why pomegranate is often produces into juice which makes the benefits of the fruit easier to enjoy.
Want to try pomegranate juice? Here I prepare the things you will need and how you will do it.
Be sure to wear dark colored clothes because pomegranates stain.
You will need 6 large ripe pomegranates. Trim the crown using a sharp paring knife. Gently and carefully cut the outside skin around the fruit without having the seeds touched. Then open it with your thumbs and scoop the seeds out. Make it gently and free from bruises. Those white membranes should be disregarded.
In a blender, gather the seeds of those 6 pomegranates. A half cup of ice cubes and 1/3 cup of water is needed. Blend it until come to very smooth. Strain the liquid then collect the pomegranate pulp in a double-layered cheese cloth and drain as much liquid as possible. Strain again the pomegranate juice. There’s no need for additional sweetener when you use ripe pomegranate fruit. You can now enjoy and experience the taste of pomegranate juice!
10 Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice
- Fights Breast Cancer
- Reduces Prostate Cancer Risk
- Prevention of Osteoarthritis
- Lung Cancer Prevention
- Protects the Arteries
- Protects Neonatal Brain
- Prevents Alzheimer’s Disease
- Reduces Cholesterol
- Lowers Blood Pressure
- Dental Protection
Haven’t I mentioned something that is beneficial for men? Of course Pomegranate juice is definitely good for you! A study found that men having erectile dysfunction who consumed a cup of pomegranate juice a day experienced stronger reaction. Why? Because this juice help increase blood flow to the penis, sexual pleasure and some essential physiological response needed for erections. However, it is best to maintain a healthy diet and exercise in addition to drinking pomegranate juice and soon you will find the unexpected sexual benefits as well.
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