The Best way of OPENING a Pomegranate
A medium pomegranate (154g) contains 105 calories and several hundred edible seeds! The seeds are a good source of potassium and vitamin C.
Research reveals that pomegranate juice has high levels of polyphenol, compounds shown in preliminary research to possibly promote heart health.
A study from UCLA found that ingested pomegranate extract enhanced protection of regular sunscreen up to 23%. Other research has demonstrated that topical application of pomegranate extract inhibited the development of skin cancer in mice.
In one study, UCLA researchers found that drinking 8oz of pomegranate juice per day significantly reduced the levels of prostate specific antigen in men following surgery or radiation treatment for the cancer.