The Pomegranate is a wonderful juicy fruit with many he alth benefits. It is full of nutrients and trace elements, vitamins and minerals, plenty of antioxidants. According to he althline.com, pomegranate can be called a superfood because of its nutritional benefits. It is an irreplaceable source of fibers, vitamins and minerals, including large amounts of magnesium, potassium, vitamin C, folic acid, phosphorus, iron. At the same time, pomegranate is low in calories and fat, making it a food suitable for diets and diets.
Some of the studies show that due to the rich presence of minerals and antioxidants, pomegranate has the property of supporting blood pressure control, according to WebMD.
Thanks to the abundance of antioxidants in its composition, the pomegranate contributes to the prevention of the hardening of the arterial walls, the lowering of cholesterol, the control of blood pressure. Pomegranate is very rich in polyphenols, which have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system.
Research published in the journal Clinical Nutrition shows that pomegranate juice and the fruit itself contain antioxidants and valuable minerals that suppress inflammation in tissues. They also contain an enzyme that regulates blood pressure in blood vessels and prevents blood from clotting.
According to another 2012 study published in Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, to feel the effects of pomegranate juice it is recommended to drink it every day for a minimum of a month. Thanks to the polyphenols and minerals in it, blood pressure can be lowered by several points. Another 2017 study published in Pharmacological Research found that regardless of the duration and amount of consumption, pomegranate juice had a positive effect on blood pressure control and overall he alth.
According to Medical News Today, what kind of pomegranate juice you choose is important. Some convenience foods contain added sugars, which are not a he althy option. It is preferable that the juice is freshly squeezed and without added preservatives, enhancers, flavorings and sugars. If you can prepare it yourself at home, that would be best.