Pomegranates are low in calories and fat but high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Benefits include antioxidants, heart health, urinary health, exercise endurance, and more.
Pomegranates are naturally high in vitamin C, potassium, low in calories and a great source of fiber.
*Vitamin C helps heal wounds, increases absorption of iron and acts like an antioxidant by protecting cells from damage caused by free radicals.
*Potassium helps to maintain normal blood pressure and muscle contraction.
*Fiber assists in normalizing bowel movements and helps to maintain a healthy weight. Fiber helps with weight control because fiber-rich foods are more filling which means you eat less and stay full longer.
*Pomegranate contains phytochemical including polyphenols, flavonoids and tannins which act as antioxidants protecting the body from free radical damage. Free radicals come from normal body processes as well as external sources such as environmental pollutants, cigarette smoke, industrial chemicals, exposure to X-rays, certain drugs, pesticides, and ozone gas. Over time free radicals can promote aging and age related diseases such as heart disease and cancer.
While it’s really easy to find organic blueberries and raspberries, it’s almost impossible to find fresh organic cut pineapple. These frozen organic pineapple from Cadia are delicious, just leave them to defrost for 30 minutes or more.