5 health benefits of pomegranate you need to know

A pomegranate a day can do many things for your health. Read here
5 health benefits of pomegranate you need to know
India TV Lifestyle Desk New Delhi May 11, 2017 15:54 IST

We admit that opening up a pomegranate and separating the seeds can be a painful task. But those red juicy brightly coloured seeds can be really good for your health. Curious how pomegranate can be boon to your health? 

Here are the five health benefits that will make you add more pomegranate to your diet. 

Pomegranate is rich in antioxidants

Antioxidants mean reduced ageing. Isn’t it a gift in itself? High doses of antioxidants like polyphenols and anthocyanins prevent the free radical damage of body cells. It also prevents diseases like cancer and atherosclerosis. 

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They are good for your teeth 

There seems to be an intentional resemblance of pomegranate seeds and our teeth. Studies have shown that pomegranate juice can help maintain the balance between good and bad bacteria in your mouth. More pomegranate means lesser dental plaque. 

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They help soothing sore muscles 

Drinking pomegranate juice regularly can reduce muscle weakness and soreness in body. It is very helpful in treating muscle cramps and weakness. 

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Pomegranate juice helps lower bad cholesterol 

The antioxidants in pomegranate reduce the bad cholesterol called Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL). Fancy a glass of this dark red coloured drink everyday to control your cholesterol levels. 

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Keep looking younger! 

Drink a glass of pomegranate juice everyday to get pinker and healthier skin. And why only drink? You can use the pomegranate seeds to prepare a DIY exfoliating scrub at home. Isn’t it amazing? 

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