9 Health Benefits of Pomelo (and How to Eat It)

Pomelo (Grapes) Benefits:

1. Pomegranate Juice Is Good For You!

The juice from pomegranates contains vitamins A, C, E and K, potassium, calcium and magnesium. These nutrients are good for your health. They have been shown to reduce cholesterol levels and improve blood sugar control. They may even prevent certain types of cancer such as colon cancer and prostate cancer.

2. Pomegranate Juice Can Help With Weight Loss!

According to research, pomegranate juice consumption can help with weight loss. Some studies suggest that it could help with lowering body mass index (BMI), while other studies show no effect. However, some studies have suggested that pomegranate juice might lower triglycerides and raise HDL cholesterol levels. Pomegranate juice also helps reduce high blood pressure levels.

3. Pomegranate Juice Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties!

Research shows that pomegranate juice has anti-inflammatory properties. This means that it reduces inflammation in the body. Research suggests that pomegranate juice may decrease symptoms of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and lupus. Other studies have shown that pomegranate juice may help with asthma and allergies.

4. Pomegranate Juice May Prevent Certain Types of Cancer!

Pomegranate juice has been shown to prevent certain types of cancer (breast, colon and prostate cancer). It may also help with leukemia, ovarian cancer and lung cancer.

5. Pomegranate Protects The Liver!

Pomegranate juice helps protect the liver from oxidative stress (which can cause damage to cells). It also helps the liver regenerate.

6. Pomegranate Juice May Prevent Hearing Loss!

Pomegranate juice may prevent hearing loss and ringing in the ears (tinnitus). Pomegranate juice has been shown to protect the inner ear from oxidative stress, which causes hearing loss.

7. Pomegranate Juice Is Good For Bones!

Pomegranate juice is high in calcium and Vitamin K. These nutrients are good for the bones and may prevent bone loss.

8. Pomegranate Juice May Help With Alzheimer’s!

Research has shown that pomegranate juice may help with Alzheimer’s disease by preventing oxidative stress within the brain.

9. Pomegranate Juice Can Help You Live Longer!

Sources & references used in this article:

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Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables: Review from Sub-Saharan Africa by I Amao – … : Importance of Quality Vegetables to Human Health, 2018 – books.google.com

Comparative Studies on the Quality and Lycopene Content of Pomelo (Citrus grandis Osbeck) Cultivars by H Yang, M Li, X Kui, Y Sun, J Li… – Natural Product …, 2020 – journals.sagepub.com

Starch digestibility and predicted glycemic index in the bread fortified with pomelo (Citrus maxima) fruit segments by SK Reshmi, ML Sudha, MN Shashirekha – Food chemistry, 2017 – Elsevier

Pomelo Juice processing by M Islam – 2018 – dspace.daffodilvarsity.edu.bd

Antioxidant content and activity in different parts of pomelo [Citrus grandis (L.) Osbeck] by-products by SQ Chang, A Azrina – III International Conference on Agricultural and …, 2016 – actahort.org