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Pomegranate a Delicious taste of fruit with a Number of Health Benefits!

Pomegrante is locally called “Anar” and is a native fruit of Afghanistan, Iran, northern India and Pakistan. Usually Pomegranate is easily available during winter season in Karachi it is easily available from your nearest market in just Rs. 110/kg to 150/kg (02-11-2011).  Mostly people are enjoy with Pomegranate or its juice as a refreshment  and it  is also used in different recipes for improving the taste such as cake, Prawns with Pomegranate and many more. Pomegranate is not only aPomegranate delicious fruit but it also has high nutritional values and several health benefits.  The famous proverb “AIK ANAR 100 BIMAR”
  • As pomegranates are rich in antioxidants, it can keep bad cholesterol (LDL) from oxidizing and hence prevents atherosclerosis.
  • Regular intake of pomegranate juice is highly valuable for people suffering from heart disorders.
  • It has been noted that pomegranate avoids clumping of blood platelets and also formation of unnecessary clots.
  • It is also has been discovered that pomegranate compounds canPomegranate juice eliminate prostate cancer and thereby slows down its growth.
  • It has been observed that juice of pomegranate aids in preventing heart attacks and strokes too.
  • Pomegranate juice is very useful for people suffering from diarrhea, but excess consumption may cause constipation.
  • It is believed that pomegranate is very useful in reducing plaque in arteries and raising HDL levels.
  • It is also helpful for reducing blood pressure levels and also enhances oral health.
  • It is helpful for preventing cartilage deterioration and hence, keeps osteoarthritis at bay.
  • Researchers have demonstrated that maternal intake of pomegranate juice can protect the neonatal brain from the hurt after an injury.

So why not enjoy the natural taste of pomegranates by using as juice or as ingredients in different foods for the happy & healthy life.