Tag: Pomegranate

Discover nature’s most effective antihypertensive foods

More and more people are suffering from high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Dubbed as “the silent killer,” this dangerous condition often has no symptoms. Hypertension affects one in three American adults and only a portion of those who have been diagnosed are able to maintain their blood pressure. People who

Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death

With proper dietary supplementation with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents, cancer may be prevented or slowed down. One of these powerful anti-cancer agents is pomegranate. According to research, pomegranate juice and pomegranate extract contain powerful healing chemical compounds such as luteolin and ellagic acid that effectively work together to help prevent cancer cell growth,

Pomegranate can reduce your risk of obesity-related complications

Pomegranate can help prevent complications linked to obesity, according to a study published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice.A team of researchers in Iran and Australia conducted the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to determine the effect of pomegranate extract on plasma inflammatory and oxidative stress biomarkers, as well

Fermented garlic may be the answer to obesity prevention, researchers discover

Millions of people suffer from the consequences of obesity — even though they are largely preventable. Following a healthy diet and exercising regularly are just some of the natural ways to prevent them from occurring. One natural way to prevent obesity is by consuming garlic extract fermented by lactic acid bacteria, according

Pomegranate found to have potent anti-obesity properties

pomegranate contains powerful anti-obesity properties. A study, which was published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, examined the effect of pomegranate extract on plasma inflammatory and oxidative stress biomarkers, as well as serum metabolic profiles, in overweight and obese individuals. For the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, a team of researchers

A healthier macaroni: Using pomegranate peel flour makes the dish more nutritious

Macaroni isn’t a food typically associated with eating healthily. But with the addition of the right ingredients, this simple yet satisfying pasta can become a nutrient-rich treat. One such ingredient is pomegranate peel. It may not seem like much, yet according to a study published in the Australian Journal of Basic and

The spasmolytic activity of the pomegranate

Extracts from the rind of Punica granatum (Pg. Cr.) or the pomegranate has previously been proven to have spasmolytic properties. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a different team of researchers sought to reveal the exact mechanisms that made this effect possible. The researchers conducted their experiments

Pomegranates have well over a hundred health benefits – are you aware of at least 2 of them?

Pomegranates aren’t quite as ubiquitous as apples or bananas (when is the last time you saw someone snacking on one while out and about?) but they’re one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. That should come as no surprise given their rich, ruby-red color, but did you know that

Using pomegranate peels as an alternative flour for macaroni

Numerous studies have discussed the many and varied applications and nutritional benefits of pomegranate peels. A study published in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences looks at another potential use for pomegranate peels as an ingredient in macaroni. Mature pomegranates were turned into pomegranate peel powder. Analyses of the nutritional

Natural remedies for heart health: Study finds pomegranate juice combined with propolis protects against heart attack

Heart attacks, or acute myocardial infarctions, are among the leading causes of death, second only to cancer. Many of these heart events are preventable, however, and one of the best ways to avoid them is to adhere to a heart-healthy diet. Various foods are said to be good for one’s heart

The effects of pomegranate seed flour on dough and bread quality

Turkish researchers have reported that adding a certain amount of pomegranate seed flour to the dough mixture improved the nutritional content of the bread without seriously compromising its appearance or qualities. The fortified bread contained higher levels of dietary fiber while remaining appealing to the eyes and taste of the