Health Tonic: Pomegranate!

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Half cut pomegranate fruitProstate cancer is a big concern in men’s health around the globe. Researchers from the Canadian research society suggest that 15% of men may suffer from prostate cancer in their lifetime as compared to other cancers. In North America, statistics suggest about one in six men are at risk of developing prostate cancer. Fortunately, many recent clinical studies have proved that drinking pomegranate juice can help men coping with the disease. Drinking 250ml of pure, unsweetened, not from concentrate pomegranate juice every day can help slow the process of prostate cancer. You can take pomegranate juice throughout the year. I love to mix it with other fruit juices every morning at the breakfast.

Half cut pomegranate fruit
Pomegranate juice is known to decrease certain risk factors related to cardiovascular diseases for both men and women.

Few Interesting Facts About Pomegranate Juice

  • Pomegranate juice has more antioxidants than red wine.
  • Pomegranate juice is beneficial for diabetics and protects from heart diseases.
  • UCLA study finds that Pomegranate juice helps keep PSA levels stable in men with prostate cancer.
  • Pomegranate juice slows the growth of prostate cancer to less than 1/3 the typical rate.
  • Pomegranate juice boosts sperm quality.
  • Pomegranate juice a day, keeps the doctor away.

How Does It Work?

Despite these amazing findings, no one really knows how pomegranate juice does the magic.

It is very unlikely that pomegranate juice is ever heavily promoted for its benefits in relation to prostate cancer because pharmaceutical companies get patent on drugs and not fruits.

Pomegranate juice has a good quality of unique polyphenol antioxidants called ellagitannin compounds which are believed to kill the cancer cell.

It is always a good idea to drink 125ml pomegranate juice every day. Natural fruit juice will do no harm for sure.