Reddish fruit and full of seeds is classed as a "super food" because of the many benefits for the body and beauty. Fruits are rich in antioxidants can also help us live longer.
Know what are the benefits of the fruit that was ranked first as the most healthy fruit juices, according to experts from UCLA, USA.
- Fighting obesity
Consumption of 8 ounces of pomegranate juice every day can prevent obesity. This fruit gives the sensation of fullness in the stomach so that suppress cravings. Experts suspect polyphenols in these fruits worked suppress the desire to eat.
- Protect the heart
In a research note, those who consumed 800 milligrams of pomegranate seed oil for 4 weeks had lower triglyceride levels. In addition the ratio between triligliserida and good cholesterol also increased. High content of antioxidants in this fruit also has the effect of protecting the heart.
- Prevent cancer
According to studies, phytochemicals in pomegranates to protect and slow the growth of various types of breast cancer. This is because the antioxidants in pomegranates inhibits the growth of estrogen-responsive breast cancer.
- Improve memory
Polyphenols in pomegranate are also improve the memory of elderly people. A healthy diet is known to alleviate the effects of aging on the brain. Consumption of pomegranate juice is recommended SCARA order to improve the cognitive abilities of older adults.
- Prevent arthritis
Inflammation in the joints or arthritis and perburukannya can be prevented by regularly consuming pomegranate. In the study, they were given pomegranate extract decreased biomarkers of rheumatoid arthritis disease and oxidative stress. People who were given pomegranate extract twice a day also decreased pain, swelling, and joint pain.
- Overcoming erectile dysfunction
Consumption of pomegranate juice is known to improve male sexual function. In a 2007 study known half of study participants who drank pomegranate juice experienced improved quality of erection.