8 Pomegranate Juice Benefits: From Improving Memory To Fighting Inflammation And More!

It may be a tough task to deseed a pomegranate, but is considered to be one of the healthiest fruits with quite some medicinal benefits. Not just the fruit, but pomegranate juice is also said to have innumerable benefits to offer.

Sarika Rana  |  Updated: May 30, 2018 18:00 IST

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8 Pomegranate Juice Benefits: From Improving Memory To Fighting Inflammation And More!
Highlights
  • Pomegranate is one of the healthiest fruits with medicinal benefits
  • Pomegranate juice is more potent in improving antioxidant function
  • Adding pomegranate juice to your diet will give you a healthy body
It may be a tough task to deseed a pomegranate, but is considered to be one of the healthiest fruits with quite some medicinal benefits. Not just the fruit, but pomegranate juice is also said to have innumerable benefits to offer. According to the book Healing Foods by DK Publishing, the juice contains substances that support a healthy prostate and antioxidants to maintain the elasticity of the arteries. As per the research published in the Journal Nutrition Research, daily consumption of pomegranate juice is more potent in improving antioxidant function than other fruits. Adding the juice in your daily diet may just give you a healthy body. So, if you haven't added pomegranate juice to your diet yet, we give reasons to do so.

1.  Keeps Men's Health In Check

According to the book Healing Foods, drinking a glass of pomegranate juice every day has been shown to lower levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in men. The higher a man's PSA level, the greater his risk of death from prostate cancer.( Also Read: The Easiest and Quickest Way to Deseed a Pomegranate)
 
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Pomegranate juice lowers the levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in men


2.  Fights Dental Plaque

The pomegranate juice has various anti-viral properties that are effective against dental plaque.
 
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The pomegranate juice fights against dental plaque

3.  Heart-Friendly

According to a study published in the Journal Clinical Nutrition, pomegranate juice consumption lowered blood pressure by more than 12 percent in the participants. The study found that it reduced plaque in the carotid artery and also lowered bad cholesterol keeping the heart healthy.
 
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Pomegranate juice consumption keeps the heart healthy 

4.  Full Of Antioxidants

Pomegranate juice is loaded with health promoting antioxidants. In fact, the juice contains tannin known as punicalagin as well as polyphenols and anthocyanins that are known to be powerful disease-fighting antioxidants. According to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, pomegranate juice showed an antioxidant activity three times higher than red wine and green tea.
 
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Pomegranate juice is loaded with health promoting antioxidants

5.  Fights Inflammation

Pomegranate juice has quite some anti-inflammatory properties and plays a significant role in the gut. According to the book Healing Foods, antioxidant flavonols have been shown to significantly reduce the activity of proteins that cause inflammatory conditions like arthritis.

 
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Pomegranate juice has antioxidants which helps fighting arthritis

6.  May Improve Memory

Some studies show that pomegranate juice can be helpful in improving memory; thanks to the polyphenols found in the juice that are neuroprotective.
 
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Pomegranate juice can be helpful in improving memory

7.  May Prevent Anemia

Pomegranate juice is said to be rich in iron content. It helps in increasing the growth of red blood cells in the body and boosts the hemoglobin levels as well.

(Also Read: Pomegranate Juice May Help Fight Ageing)
 
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Pomegranate juice is said to be rich in iron content

Comments 8.  Best For Skin And Hair Health

Pomegranate juice contains numerous antioxidants that help inhibit the action of free-radicals in the body. It has various nutrients that help keep the skin and hair healthy.
 
skin and hair

Pomegranate juice has nutrients that help keep the skin and hair healthy

Make sure you gulp down a glass of pomegranate juice every day; however, do consult a doctor in case you are a diabetic. 
 

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