Health Benefits of Pomegranate

Health Benefits of Pomegranate

Fruits-Health Benefits of Pomegranate :One of the extraordinary fruits given by the nature is pomegranate. Often red in color with very sweet and juicy seeds inside, these fruits are rich in several nutrients and antioxidants. Hence it is very frequently recommended by doctors for maintaining a healthy heart. Moreover in Indian tradition, after coconut and banana these are the fruits which are commonly dedicated to god. But, you may find it a bit confusing to know such a worshipping fruit has also got some cons. so lets find out what are the benefits and drawbacks we are going to get with it !

Benefits
  • Pomegranates have good nutritional value. It has enormous presence of vitamin C, A and E including with potassium and fiber. As a result it is very handy in fighting with infections as well as keeping the entire body in active mode.
  • Vitamin C is considered to be the most important nutrition for our health and these fruits contain nearly 50% of our daily consumption of vitamin C.
  • Most of the people spit the white seeds after eating the red flesh on the seeds but that is the essential part to get fiber content. So it is recommended by the physicians to consume entire seeds to get at most use of it.
  • Although there are no proofs of experiments about its affect on sugar patients, pomegranates are commonly used for curing diabetes from traditions.
  • According to health researchers, drinking of pomegranate juice is very much useful in increasing memory power.
  • It ensures a healthy heart by maintaining low cholesterol values and keeping the blood flow intact. This is the reason why it is often recommended for heart patients.
  • Due to high presence of antioxidants pomegranate can reduce inflammation in the stomach and improves the digestion process. It is also recommended for avoiding constipation.
  • According to health specialists it is three times more beneficial than red wine and green tea.
Drawbacks
  • The substances present in the pomegranate may affect the functioning of enzymes present in liver. So it is advised to avoid this fruit when you are suffering with any liver disorders.
  • when taken beyond the limit, some people may face gastric trouble, diarrhea and even vomiting. But should not be worry as these are temporary.
  • If consumed in excess it may leads to allergies, difficulty in breathing, pain in mouth for some people.
  • It is recommended for diet maintaining people to take it in a limited quantity as it has the potential to increase the calories.
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Published On Wednesday, 12th September 2018