If pomegranate is still not among the perennial favorite fruit in your home, then you should start now. With all the health issues that surrounds us everyday, who would not want a fruit that has high amount of antioxidants? Nowadays, the trees are found in places such as Africa, India or even in the United States.
The fruit is round shaped and once it is opened, you will see the ruby-colored tiny seeds, arils. The Arils are separated from the white pulp membrane and the peel. It is used for culinary and cuisine purposes. It is still popular in the Middle East and in India as part of the Persian Cuisine and Indian delicacies and began its popularity in the United States and Canada as the Persian Pomegranate juice since 2002.
The pomegranate fruit is known for its antioxidant properties. It has been used in the ancient Ayurvedic Medicine against dysentery, diarrhea and intestinal parasites. The arils and its juices are considered as a tonic for the heart and astringent for the throat. It is high in fiber and contains Vitamin C and great storage of Vitamin B5 (Panthoteantioxidant-fruits.comc Acid), potassium and polyphenols namely tannins and flavonoids.
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