Prevent prostate cancer and heart disease. Epidemiological investigations have found that drinking pomegranate juice often helps prevent prostate cancer. In addition, drinking pomegranate juice can improve blood condition and improve the health of patients with cardiovascular disease.
Prevent arteriosclerosis. Due to human aging and bad habits, blood vessel walls tend to accumulate cholesterol and other substances, causing blood vessels to clog. Antioxidants in pomegranate help prevent cholesterol oxidation and hardening of the arteries caused by excess body fat.
Increase the amount of oxygen in the blood. A variety of antioxidants in pomegranate can lower blood lipids, fight free radicals and prevent blood clots, resulting in smoother blood flow and higher blood oxygen levels. In addition, pomegranate also has the effect of preventing blood clots and thrombosis.
Prevent arthritis. Pomegranate can reduce the cartilage damage caused by arthritis, and the nutrients in it can promote the secretion of joint lubricating fluid. Pomegranate relieves inflammation and inhibits enzymes that cause cartilage damage.
In addition to the above effects, pomegranate has the effects of relieving diarrhea, controlling body weight, preventing cartilage degradation, lowering blood pressure and alleviating Alzheimer’s disease.
There are many varieties of pomegranates, such as red and yellow, and the yellow variety is the sweetest. Pomegranate with fruit mouth closed, rough skin color and short and wide leaves is sweeter; pomegranate with more open mouth, regular fruit shape, bright skin color and narrow leaves. When choosing a pomegranate, the fruit of the same size, the greater the weight, the more mature.