The pomegranate It is a delicious fruit consisting of the fleshy fruit of the pomegranate tree, a tree that grows both in tropical areas and subtropical areas, hard bark of brown and red colors, and a globular shape with a size somewhat larger than that of an apple. We can enjoy it especially during the autumn months, being considered in fact as a characteristic fruit of this time.
With regard to the most important benefits that the pomegranate , we find that from a nutritional point of view is very rich in vitamins (mainly vitamin C and B2) and minerals (such as potassium, manganese, iron and calcium), in addition to providing an interesting amount of carbohydrates and antioxidants ( like beta-carotene).
It is a very powerful fruit at the same time refreshing , inside which we find some wonderful seeds that, in short, are those that bring their incredible benefits and nutritional, healing and medicinal properties.
Properties of pomegranate seeds
Great antioxidant power
The seeds of the pomegranate are extremely rich in antioxidants , which means that it is an ideal fruit to provide our body with the antioxidant nutrients it needs to prevent and reduce the negative effects of free radicals.
So, It is a fruit that helps prevent and reduce the aging process , and is an interesting natural option when it comes to providing antioxidants to our body. In fact, did you know that it contributes three times more antioxidants than wine or green tea?
Help reduce blood pressure
Because of its antioxidant content, pomegranate seeds are very useful in cases of high blood pressure , since they naturally improve blood circulation, being adequate to reduce high blood pressure.
Thus Consuming pomegranate seeds regularly is an interesting natural remedy when it comes to preventing heart disease , in addition to being useful for maintaining optimal cardiovascular health.
Useful to clean the arteries
Thanks to its antioxidant content, pomegranate seeds are suitable for cleaning the arteries and maintaining good cardiovascular health .
Therefore, they are especially recommended when they exist high levels of cholesterol or triglycerides , because they help reduce them naturally.
An excellent depurative of the kidney
Whether you need purify the kidneys as if you simply need to treat or reduce fluid retention, Pomegranate seeds help the elimination of both water and salts through the kidneys , thanks mainly to its high potassium content. As you surely know, this mineral helps maintain the proper hydrosaline balance of our body.
Pomegranate seeds are a wonderful diuretic , being useful to help our body when it comes to purifying naturally and eliminating accumulated toxins.
Wonderful natural viagra
Some scientific studies have been able to verify the effects of pomegranate seeds as a powerful aphrodisiac , with effects similar to those produced by Viagra.
In one of these studies, a group of volunteers aged 21 to 64 consumed a glass of pomegranate juice every day for two weeks. The researchers found that regular and daily consumption of this juice increased testosterone levels by up to 30%, increasing sexual desire . Interestingly, this aphrodisiac quality was observed in both men and women.
How to eat pomegranate seeds
There are different useful options when eating pomegranate, as a way to enjoy the different benefits provided by the seeds of the pomegranate . The most useful and interesting are those that follow:
- Consumed fresh and whole : just wash the pomegranate, break it in half and hit the part of the shell with the help of a spoon to take off the seeds little by little. Then simply add them to a bowl or bowl and eat them with a spoon.
- Pomegranate seeds juice : following the same steps that we followed before to extract the seeds, then we should add them to the blender glass and liquefy them a bit, but not too much because if we squeeze the seeds a lot the juice will have a slightly acid and unpleasant taste. If so, we can sweeten it with honey, brown sugar cane or stevia.
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