What are the benefits of eating Pomegranate?

Pomegranate brings glow on the skin
Nutrients of pomegranate also give you beautiful, youthful and spotless skin. It is a rich source of Vitamin C and anti-oxidants that nourish the aging skin and prevent wrinkles from reducing the beauty of the skin. There are other nutrients in it that help in slowing down the aging process. Include one pomegranate in your diet daily.

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According to a 2006 study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, pomegranate keeps skin youthful by promoting collagen synthesis and inhibiting the production of matrix metalloproteinase-1.

Pomegranate is beneficial in improving oral health
Pomegranate has anti-plaque properties that improve overall oral health and refresh it. The elements present in pomegranate are able to provide protection against dental plaque. By reducing plaque formation, it reduces the risk of dental problems like dental caries, pyorrhea, gingivitis and denture stomatitis.

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A 2011 study report published in the Ancient Science of Life found that gargling with pomegranate juice can reduce plaque formation by 32 percent.

Benefits of pomegranate in improving heart health
Pomegranate is extremely healthy for your heart health. It improves blood flow by nourishing the blood vessels. According to a 2005 study conducted at the University of Naples in Italy, pomegranate juice helps treat and prevent hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis).

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In addition, a 2010 study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that 800 mg of pomegranate seed oil lowered triglycerides and improved the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) ratio.

Medicinal properties of pomegranate help in maintaining healthy blood pressure
Pomegranate is also very beneficial for high blood pressure patients. It is a good anti-oxidant and a good source of vitamin C and nitric oxide. Its nutritional properties are known to regulate blood flow and nourish the blood vessels. It also reduces the chances of having a heart attack to a great extent.

A 2011 study published in Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice says that pomegranate juice lowers systolic blood pressure. Drink a glass of pomegranate juice daily and control blood pressure.
Note:- Keep a watch on the blood pressure level while consuming pomegranate, especially if you are consuming pomegranate with blood pressure medicines.

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health benefits of pomegranate for joint pain
Pomegranate is also a successful treatment of joints and related problems. Consume pomegranate seeds daily to get relief from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and overall joint pain. It has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and is capable of reducing stiffness and swelling in the joints.

According to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition in 2005, pomegranate contains substances that prevent joint damage.
To get relief from joint pain-

Drink a glass of pomegranate juice daily. But if you are taking any medicine, then do consult a doctor once.
You can also mix pomegranate juice and any oil in equal quantity and use it for massaging.

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Pomegranate enhances memory power
Consuming pomegranate not only boosts memory power, but at the same time it has the ability to defeat brain-related disorders like Alzheimer’s (amnesia). A 2013 research found that pomegranate improves brain function and also cures age-related brain problems.

Benefits of Pomegranate Juice to Fight Anemia Symptoms
Pomegranate is like a sanjeevani herb for patients suffering from anemia. It also increases the number of red blood cells by fulfilling the iron deficiency in the body. It also improves the flow of hemoglobin by increasing the amount of hemoglobin in the blood. Apart from this, it is also rich in vitamin C which aids in the absorption of iron.

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According to the research done in this field, pomegranate is a very efficient dietary supplement for anemia and gives full support to the body in fighting the symptoms of anemia.

To beat anemia

Drink a cup of pomegranate juice daily with your breakfast.
Another option is that you make powder by grinding pomegranate seeds and drink half a teaspoon of powder mixed with warm water every morning.

Benefits of pomegranate in the treatment of cancer
The quality of pomegranate for health is not limited to minor diseases, but it also has the ability to fight against major diseases like cancer. It kills cancer cells and stops tumor growth. Consumption of pomegranate fruit is very beneficial in prostate, lung, breast and skin cancer. Many researches done in this field have confirmed the positive effect of pomegranate on breast and skin cancer. Pomegranate is also very capable of preventing cancer. To prevent or treat cancer, include pomegranate in your daily diet.

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The benefit of pomegranate juice is to control diabetes
Pomegranate is a very beneficial fruit for people who are suffering from diabetes or any metabolic related diseases. It reduces the sensitivity of the body to insulin and also protects against problems caused by diabetes. A 2013 study published in Nutrition Research found that pomegranate juice contains unique antioxidant polyphenols (tannins and anthocyanins) that help control type 2 diabetes.

Pomegranate promotes fertility
Pomegranate is extremely beneficial for women who are trying to get pregnant. It strengthens the blood flow to the uterus and eliminates the risk of miscarriage. According to a study published in the journal Pharmacognosy, pomegranate promotes the health of reproductive organs and aids in conception. But this study also highlights that excessive consumption of pomegranate should be avoided as it can have negative effects on health.

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Pomegranate contains vitamins C and K as well as folic acid which promotes the growth of the unborn child. It is also helpful in relieving the body from anxiety and stress which helps in conceiving and in improving overall health.

To increase the chances of conception, make powder of pomegranate seeds and bark (stem) and mix them in equal quantities. Keep this mixture in an airtight container and drink half a teaspoon of the powder mixed with warm water twice a day for a few weeks. You can also consume a glass of pomegranate juice once a day.

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