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Pomegranates Can Help Slow Aging, Increase Overall Well-being

Posted: March 1, 2010

Ingredients and their components are of great interest to clients. Offer the following information about how pomegranates can help overall well-being, but also remind clients to speak with their physician before adding any new ingredient-based therapies into their routines.

Research indicates that the pomegranate has the capacity of antioxidant that is two or three times higher than that of red wine and green tea. They have very high content of punicalagins, a potent antioxidant component found to be responsible for its superior health benefits. They are also a good source of vitamin B (riboflavin, thiamin and niacin), and vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus. These and other minerals in pomegranates cause a powerful synergy that prevents and reverses many diseases. ChicagoHealers.com's Melody Hart, PhD, ND, provides the following common ailments that are known to react positively with the use of pomegranate or its juice.