Pomegranate seeds – A small powerful nutritional punch in your day...

Feb 17, 2014 by

We all have seen them – those purplish, large, almost circular fruits that are supposed to be filled with rows of seeds that you can pop into your mouth.  These seeds, small but full of flavor, bring a burst of sweet and tart that just feels like sunshine and nutrition wrapped into one.  Although they may take some patience when trying to get to the goods, the work is well worth it when you realize what an impact a pomegranate can make for your nutrition and overall health and wellness. But what does it mean when one thinks of pomegranate nutrition? When looking at the nutritional values listed for a pomegranate, there are some surprises that many people may not realize are part of the pomegranate makeup.  The USDA lists some interesting facts about...

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The Benefits of the Pomegranate – Amazing Nutrition in a Small Package...

Feb 13, 2014 by

The pomegranate is a fruit that is becoming quite popular as an important nutrition addition to anyone looking for a change in their health and well-being.  This oddly shaped fruit with its’ knobby outside appearance is filled with tiny seed pods bursting with bright tangy fruit flavor and filled with amazing nutrition.  Once you do the research, it is amazing what you will learn about the pomegranate’s health benefits, and what can be added into your wellness program, in whatever form you choose to use this delicious fruit. Pomegranates have a rich world history dating back in far reaching areas of the world including Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and the Mediterranean.  This fruit prefers dry climates, and has been cultivated now throughout the world in many areas, making it widely available across the globe.  Although...

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Pomegranate – Powerful Fruit, Powerful Nutrition...

Feb 11, 2014 by

A pomegranate is one of those fruits or vegetables that you can easily miss in the store if you are not paying attention.  Carrots – check.  Corn – check.  Apples, bananas, kale and oranges – check AND check.  But what about that purplish fruit sitting over there in the bin – what can a pomegranate offer that the others items in my basket can’t offer to me?  What are the health benefits of adding a pomegranate into my diet? The pomegranate is mainly a tropical born plant, with heavy roots in ancient times.  As the world has changed, so has the expansion of the growing of pomegranates, which can now be found world wide as the market has increased and people become more aware of the health benefits of this wondrous, tangy fruit seed. ...

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