Pomegranates: a bomb, but nutrient

At first glance the Granada may not be you at all appetizing, appearance reminiscent of Granada hand (hence the name) and it is true that there are bombs, but of nutrients.

When we see a  Granada  out is hard to imagine that in some real treasures, titos, a deep red color that besides having great taste we provide a lot of health benefits are hiding.



To start pomegranates are one of the most antioxidant fruits in the world, as they are a source of anthocyanins (responsible for the nice red color of grains), polyphenols, tannins and some acids such as citric acid.

Pomegranates are great allies of people who want to lose weight, because they have few calories, little sugar and no fat.

12 Benefits of Pomegranates:

  1. They have great power  antioxidant  that prevent diseases like cancer and premature aging.
  2. Fights  cholesterol .
  3. Helps prevent and improve  cardiovascular disease , reduces the risk of heart attack and helps keep arteries clear.
  4. Help  respiratory diseases .
  5. It cares for the skin , helps us prevent wrinkles or sagging, protects us from photo-aging and helps prevent skin blemishes.
  6. Promotes  healing  (for its vitamin C) and  regeneration of tissues and mucous  (for its vitamin A).
  7. It is very  rich in fiber  (but only if we eat fruit if we consumed as juice will have lost their fruit as with other fruits), along its fiber is mostly insoluble, because it helps in cases of constipation (in If the juice from the seeds the effect is opposite and would help in cases of diarrhea).
  8. Is effective  diuretic .
  9. It is recommended in cases of  hypertension , being rich in potassium and low in sodium.
  10. Promotes  sexual desire  by increasing testosterone levels.
  11. They help relieve stress , resulting in an increased welfare and positive emotions.
  12. In case of hemorrhoids may be used on the skin.

Calories: 83 kcal



NutrientFor every 100g
Water 77.93g
Proteins 1.67g
Lipids 1.17g
Ash 0.53g
Carbohydrates 18.7g




NutrientFor every 100g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 13.67g




NutrientFor every 100g
Calcium 10mg
Iron 0.3mg
Magnesium 12mg
Phosphorus 36mg
Potassium 236mg
Sodium 3mg
Zinc 0.35mg
Copper 0.158mg
Manganese 0.119mg
Selenium 0.0005mg




VitaminFor every 100g
Vitamin C 10.2mg
Vitamin B1 0.067mg
Vitamin B2 0.053mg
Vitamin B3 0.293mg
Vitamin B5 0.377mg
Vitamin B6 0.075mg
B12 0mg
Vitamin B9 0.038mg
Vitamin B7 7.6mg
Vitamin E 0.6mg
Vitamin D 0mg
Vitamin K 0.0164mg



Fatty acids

NutrientFor every 100g
Saturated fatty acids 0.12g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 0.093g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids

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