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 Health Benefits Of  Pomegranate Juice  During Pregnancy

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Pomegranate Juice Benefits

Best things often comes in small packages and this saying is absolutely true when it comes to pomegranates.... holding tightly lots of small juicy delights. Pomegranate has thick red skin which is not edible. It has a very sweet and juicy seed. Pomegranate can be eaten raw or one can make a pomegranate juice out of it and this can be done in matter of minutes, which is easy to carry and consume.

Growing Environment of Pomegranate plants

They are so portable that one can grow the pomegranate plant at their backyard. Now let’s talk about the seasons when it can be grown easily. In the Northern Hemisphere the range is from September to February and in Southern Hemisphere from March to May. Pomegranate plants need plenty of heat to grow and ripen. Pomegranate can also be used in baking, cooking, juice blends, smoothies etc.

But here we will only talk about the pomegranate juice. It is always better to consume homemade pomegranate juice than a packed one because packed ones are always added with preservatives and other stuffs which reduces the effectiveness of such and amazing fruit.

Now Let’s talk about the Medicinal properties of a pomegranate.

Medicinal properties and Health Benefits

Pomegranate are rich in antioxidants. It contains very high level of antioxidants than any other fruit. It is also better than green tea and red wine. This helps in protecting or cells from damage and have a glowing skin.

Pomegranate are rich in Vitamin C. Two pomegranates are enough to match the daily requirement of vitamin C.

Pomegranate is a good source of many Vitamins such as:

  • Vitamin C

  • Vitamin E

  • Vitamin K

Pomegranate are also beneficial in curing diabetes. Pomegranate juice is a traditional way curing for diabetes in many regions in this world. It can help in decreasing the insulin levels and blood sugar level.

Pomegranate helps in digestion and reduce inflammation in the gut. Pomegranate does not only help in digestion rather it improves it.

Pomegranate juice helps in constipation problems. Cleans up the intestine and remove harmful toxins.

Pomegranate juice is a very powerful anti-inflammatory because of its high concentration of antioxidants.

Since pomegranate are rich in anti-oxidants so they help in improving sex drives. Consuming pomegranate juice can help in increasing the testosterone levels which is the main hormone for growth and body building.

Increasing testosterone level results in improving the endurance, flexibility, agility and overall activeness of the body.

Pomegranate helps in thinning the blood which helps in many situations:

  • Delivering the nutrients into the body parts quickly

  • Blood clotting or coagulation

  • Speed recovery

Pomegranate juice helps in improving the memory. Researches have shown that people who drank. pomegranate juice every day helped in improving the memory power. It also prevents from Alzheimer.

Pomegranate juice boosts immunity which results in preventing from illnesses and infections.

Pomegranate juice prevents from arthritis by reducing the damage of cartilage.

Pomegranate juice helps in boosting the oxygen levels in our blood.

A freshly squeezed pomegranate juice carefully rinse the throat disinfects and kill the germs.

These are some of the benefits of consuming Pomegranate juice.

Now let’s talk about the Nutritional facts of Pomegranate because it plays a very important role while planning a diet chart.

Nutritional Facts of a Pomegranate

Serving Size (100gram)
Calories 83 kcal
Total Fat 1.2 g
Saturated fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Potassium 236 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19 g
Dietary fiber 4 g
Sugar 14 g
Protein 1.7 g

Vitamin A
Vitamin C

Vitamin D
Vitamin B-12
Vitamin B-6

Just eating a pomegranate doesn't give that thrill. So I have decided to share a recipe for an orange beverage which is quick and easy. That you can make max out of it.

How to make a Pomegranate Juice

Things you will need:
Pomegranate (Obviously), Knife, Blender, Strainer

Method of preparation Juice:

Step 01 : First cut off the top that looks like a crown (personally I like to angle my knife that goes around the circle of the crown)
Step 02 :  Now remove the crown.
Step 03 :  Now, cut the fruit into 4 vertical halves.
Step 04 :  Remove the seeds from the fruit inside a bowl of cool water.
Step 05 :  Use the blender to grind the seed.
Step 06 :  Use a strainer to strain out the pulp and seeds.

Fabulous!! you just made an Pomegranate Juice yourself.

Bonus Tip : You can also add a pinch of black salt or sugar.

  • For increasing the protein content you can add a scoop of whey protein.

  • Pomegranate juice can also be taken by milk.

  • There is always a down side of anything so let’s talk about the demerits, side effects of a pomegranate and when not to consume it.

When Not to Consume a Pomegranate

Some people are allergic to pomegranate fruit. Symptoms are : itching, swelling, runny nose, and difficulty breathing.

The root, stem or the peel of pomegranate is unsafe when taken by mouth in large amounts. They may be poisonous. So it’s better to have a Pomegranate Juice.

While in the phase of pregnancy and breast feeding it’s better to consume Pomegranate Juice than a fruit.

Since Pomegranate lowers the blood pressure, should not be consumed by the person who has a lower blood pressure. It may risk of blood pressure dropping too low.

Person with plant allergies should also not consume pomegranate.

Stop taking pomegranate at least 2 week before surgery as it is said that we should not manipulate blood before surgery.

A diabetic person should not consume a pomegranate juice in an empty stomach. Rather eating seeds will slow down the absorption of the sugars contained in it with their plant fiber content.

So in this article I have shared the information about pomegranate, benefits of pomegranate, nutritional facts, how to prepare a pomegranate juice and a dark side of it.