Pomegranates for wellness.
Food is medicine.
Pomegranates are being studied because of it’s cancer progression inhibiting properties. The purpose is to study possible medical benefits of the pomegranate against different cancer diseases. The tests have shown that it can have a role in prevention and treatment of breast, prostate, lung, colon, skin, and liver cancer.
Benefits of pomegranates
- Cancer prevention
- Alzheimer’s disease prevention
- Aid to digestion
- Heart Disease
- Blood Pressure
- Aid to memory
Pomegranates do better in the drier climates of the United States. They are native to the Mediterranean.
Pomegranate seeds can be eaten raw or juiced. You might want to add them to a salad, yogurt, or smoothies. Pomegranates are a really nice surprise on avocado toast.
According to studies, all parts of the fruit have therapeutic activity that includes, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-atherogenic (fatty deposits in the arteries), prevents liver damage, and antioxidant.
It is amazing that we don’t have a list of these types of foods at the doctor’s offices. Health Coaches have made it their mission to get information like this to everyone.
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