Pomegranate are sweet and tart, tangy and juicy. Delicious! Its distinctive ruby-red jewel-like seeds have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. The Middle Eastern fruit is claimed to be effective against heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation and some cancers, including prostate cancer. Its also is a good source of fibre. Pomegranates are delicious on their own, and their seeds can be tossed in salads and sprinkled over cooked dishes. The juice can also be used to make jellies, sorbets, sauces, and wine, and as flavouring for baked apples, cakes, and other treats. Its syrup is used to make grenadine, which adds flavour and sweetness to mixed drinks.
Did you know?
Pomegranates are ancient fruits native to the Middle East. The name means ‘apple with many seeds’.
Pomegranates are a great source of potassium, while pomegranate juice contains antioxidants which help prevent plaque build up in your arteries.
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