Helps in dissolving fats.. amazing benefits of pomegranate
The benefits of pomegranate are many and make it one of the healthiest fruits, and here we learn about 9 benefits of this fruit.
Dietitian Dina B Daily at Mugla University Sedki Kuchman presented via Anadolu Agency a set of benefits that pomegranate contains.
The specialist began her speech by saying, “The pomegranate contains 3 times more antioxidants than green tea or red grapes. It is rich in compounds and vitamins that make it a healthy food to prevent many diseases.”
She added that “the pomegranate fruit is rich in many vitamins necessary for the body, such as C, E, B6, B3 and B2.” B1″ (B1), and “A” (A), and mineral elements such as potassium, iron, selenium, manganese, and others.”
And she continued, “Most importantly, it contains antioxidants and polyphenols that are anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer, which stimulate the system and strengthen the body’s immune system, which is an important feature in light of the spread of the emerging corona virus.”
Here are the benefits that the specialist talked about:
1- Beneficial for the skin
The skin relies heavily on collagen in order to remain smooth and radiant, and pomegranate contains certain compounds that prevent enzymes from breaking down collagen, ensuring that the skin remains soft and supple.
Pomegranate seeds contain polyphenols (a powerful antioxidant), and pomegranate juice has higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices.
3- It hinders the growth of cancer
Pomegranate helps prevent cancer, as research has proven that it hinders the growth of cells of some cancerous tumors such as breast, prostate, colon, lymphoma and leukemia because it contains antioxidants.
4- Useful for the mind
Pomegranate improves mental strength and prevents Alzheimer’s disease, which occurs in the elderly due to accumulation of amyloid protein in the brain. Some studies show that pomegranate reduces the accumulation of this protein, and thanks to the antioxidants in its juice and its high concentration, the onset of Alzheimer’s is delayed.
5- Good for mood
Pomegranate is an antidepressant and despair, due to the powerful plant compounds present in it, which makes a positive effect on estrogen and serotonin receptors in the brain, thus relieving feelings of despair and depression in humans.
6- Digestive health
Maintaining the health of the digestive system, as pomegranate juice helps improve digestion and relieve intestinal infections.
Pomegranate juice is a powerful anti-inflammatory. Its red color is from polyphenols, an antioxidant that can help scavenge free radicals, preventing cell damage and relieving chronic inflammation that includes heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
8- Good for the heart and lowers cholesterol
Pomegranate juice reduces heart disease and lowers cholesterol because it contains powerful antioxidants that prevent platelet aggregation and reduce high blood pressure.
9- Stimulating the burning of body fat
Pomegranate has a great benefit in dissolving fat in the body, as it stimulates it to burn, and eating pomegranate daily within a diet that contains a good protein content greatly helps in burning fat and slimming.