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Top 5 health benefits of pomegranates

Here is all about the wide range of health benefits that pomegranates have to offer and keep several health conditions under control.

Written by Sreemoyee Chatterjee | Published : November 5, 2018 10:16 PM IST

Top 5 Health Benefits Of Pomegranates

You may heard your mom and grandmom pressing you for having a glass of pomegranate juice on your period days. That's because pomegranates have a wide range of health benefits to offer. In case you are not aware of them, you must know that having a glass of pomegranate juice or a bowl of pomegranate seeds can help you keep several conditions at bay. Here are some of the top health benefits of pomegranates and reasons why you should include them in your diet.


Polyphenols that are responsible for giving the vibrant red hue to pomegranate seeds are powerful antioxidants. That's why pomegranate juice has higher levels of antioxidants compared to most other fruit juices, as much as three times more antioxidants than red wine and green tea. It enables in removing free radicals, protecting cells from damage and lowering inflammation. Also Read - Green Tea Is Healthy But Only If Brewed The Right Way!

Vitamin C

Pomegranates are highly rich in vitamin C, so much so that the juice of a single pomegranate contains over 40% of vitamin C. In order to get most of the nutrient, opt for homemade or fresh pomegranate juice as pasteurisation can break down vitamin C.

Protects Alzheimer's Disease

The antioxidants in pomegranate juice are estimated to slow down the progress of Alzheimer's disease and safeguard memory.