The pomegranate is one of mankind’s earliest cultivated fruits, and legends of its health abilities have been in vogue since ancient times. In fact, some ancient people believed the pomegranate offered mystical healing properties. Clinical studies today are showing that indeed 100 percent pomegranate juice, such as that made by POM
Pomegranates are chocked full of antioxidants and phytochemical compounds, which keep LDLs “bad” cholesterol down, lower blood pressure, prevent blood platelets from clustering and clumping together, and reduce atherosclerosis plaque deposits. In fact, in a 2004 study of heart patients with severe carotid artery blockages, one ounce of pomegranate juice
omegranates are in season during the month of September, so I thought we should take a look at this superfruit. The word pomegranate is derived from Latin and basically means seeded apple. They are native to Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan but became naturalized throughout the Mediterranean region during ancient times.