Scientists find that molecules in pomegranates have incredible anti-aging benefits
(Natural News) The pomegranate, scientifically known as Punica granatum, is a popular deciduous shrub, thanks to its ruby-red fruit. Considered among the healthiest fruits around, the pomegranate is packed with polyphenols and antioxidants that help deal with a variety of health problems like high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. While previous studies have established that eating a pomegranate could help slow down the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find that molecules in pomegranates have incredible anti-aging benefits
(Natural News) The pomegranate, scientifically known as Punica granatum, is a popular deciduous shrub, thanks to its ruby-red fruit. Considered among the healthiest fruits around, the pomegranate is packed with polyphenols and antioxidants that help deal with a variety of health problems like high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. While previous studies have established that eating a pomegranate could help slow down... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranates are a cancer-fighting superfood: Here are 4 reasons why
(Natural News) Cancer is widespread in America, killing thousands of people each year. However, various studies have found that pomegranates have anti-cancer properties, which can be used for the prevention and treatment of this dreaded disease. How pomegranates fight cancer The American Cancer Society estimated 1,762,450 individuals would be diagnosed with cancer this year, and another 606,880... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

12 Fruits that are packed with protein
(Natural News) Your body contains four main macromolecules: carbohydrates, fats, nucleic acids, and proteins. Each of these macromolecules have specialized functions. For instance, proteins are essential for building tissue and strengthening your immune system. To boost your protein intake, add protein-rich fruits like pomegranates and bananas to your regular diet. What are proteins? Amino acids are small organic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want To Live Longer? Study Suggests You Should Ditch Soda
This study, as well as other research on the connection between diet and sugary beverages and health risks, is observational and cannot show cause and effect. That’s a major limitation, researchers say, as it’s impossible to determine whether the association is due to a specific artificial sweetener, a type of beverage, obesity or another hidden health issue. “The cause behind these associations isn’t clear,” said Bergquist. “Other potential biological causes could be attributed to experimental evidence linking consumption of artificial sweeteners to sugar cravings, appetite stimulation ...
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Pomegranate juice could protect brains of babies who are growing too slowly in the womb, study finds
A new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that pregnant women who drink eight ounces of pomegranate juice could lead to better development of their babies' white matter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Juice up your brain: Pomegranates improve brain function and blood flow among the elderly
(Natural News) Pomegranates are some of the healthiest fruits on the planet. They are rich in vitamins and minerals that promote overall health. According to a study published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, pomegranate juice can improve cognitive function and blood flow among the elderly. Previous studies have shown that pomegranate juice protects neurons in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plants are better than chemicals at stopping cancer: Pomegranates suppress cancer stem cells
(Natural News) Plants are proving to be better-equipped for dealing with cancer than modern pharmaceuticals. According to numerous studies, certain plants possess powerful chemicals that can do what conventional cancer treatments cannot: stop drug-resistant cancer stem cells. In a recent study published in Nutrition and Cancer, researchers from the University at Albany in New York revealed that pomegranates can be used in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Memory is impaired by prescription blood pressure meds, but pomegranate juice improves blood pressure and cognitive function
(Natural News) Struggling to find clinical benefits for statin drugs and blood pressure medications, a team of researchers put two drug protocols to the test to see their effects on human thinking and memory. The research, funded by the maker of the drugs (AstraZeneca), hoped to find cognitive benefits for candesartan and hydrocholorothiazide, rosuvastatin, or... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Looking at the efficacy of rosemary, pomegranate, and misty plume bush against MRSA
(Natural News) Researchers from the State University of Maringa in Brazil have found that rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), pomegranate (Punica granatum), and misty plume bush (Tetradenia riparia) have antibacterial properties, especially against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The study, which appeared in the Journal of Herbal Medicine, investigated the efficacy of these plants against planktonic and biofilm cells of S.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A compound in pomegranates can trigger cancer cell death
(Natural News) The interest in fruits rich in polyphenols has recently increased due to their cancer-fighting potential. In a study published in the journal Nutrition Research, a team of researchers from China found that a compound in pomegranates called punicalagin can fight against cancer by triggering cancer cell death. A previous study carried out by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate juice found to clean your arteries and lower your risk of a heart attack
(Natural News) Pomegranates are nutritious fruits, and the juice from the fruit offers many health benefits. According to a study, drinking pomegranate can even significantly improve heart health. Pomegranate juice’s effect on heart health Pomegranates have a remarkable nutrient profile. A cup of pomegranate seeds or arils (174 grams [g]) has fiber, protein, vitamins C and K, folate,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate Juice May Slow Age-Related Memory Decline Pomegranate Juice May Slow Age-Related Memory Decline
Daily consumption of pomegranate juice may protect memory in older, physically healthy people.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
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Pomegranates are a powerful nutritional preventive for inflammation-related diseases
(Natural News) Pomegranates are widely known for their great nutritional profile and powerful antioxidant content. Researchers at the University of Huddersfield in England and the University of Freiburg in Germany believe that pomegranates’ naturally occurring antioxidants known as punicalagins can suppress a type of inflammation associated with dementia and related diseases. Punicalagins are particularly found... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cocoa has profound healing properties, beating even acai and blueberries
(Natural News) Have you ever suddenly felt better after drinking a nice, warm cup of cocoa? That good feeling isn’t all in your head, and it isn’t just because cocoa is delicious. Cocoa powder possesses profound healing qualities that surpass even those of renowned superfruits, such as acai berries, blueberries, cranberries, and pomegranates. It is the main ingredient... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Easily boost your immune system by eating more pomegranates, study concludes
(Natural News) Pomegranates (Punica granatum) are indeed one of the healthiest foods on the planet. In fact, a study in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine noted that the bright red seeds of the fruit provide a bevy of benefits. Scientists from King Saud University concluded that pomegranates can boost the immune system and treat diseases such as malaria.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could pomegranate treat IBD? Compound found in the fruit can 'relieve symptoms'
Natural polyphenols in the fruit have been found to interact with gut bacteria to produce a compound with anti-inflammatory effects. The study was led by a team of researchers at the University of Louisville. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could pomegranates offer the key to new IBD treatments?
A compound derived from pomegranates and berries can have a protective role in inflammatory bowel disease. New research reveals the mechanism it accesses. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Girl is born with a tiny 'bruise' on her forehead that turned into a pomegranate-sized BIRTHMARK
Chloe Lambert, now nine, underwent a trial treatment at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London as a baby. This required she take a blood-pressure drug that cut off her birthmark's blood supply. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate-rich diet may improve IBD treatment
Eating a diet rich in pomegranate could hold the key to fighting inflammatory bowel diseases, a news study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metabolite produced by gut microbiota from pomegranates reduces inflammatory bowel disease
(University of Louisville) The microbial metabolite, Urolithin A, derived from a compound found in berries and pomegranates, can reduce and protect against inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Urolithin A (UroA) and its synthetic counterpart, UAS03, mitigate IBD by increasing proteins that tighten epithelial cell junctions in the gut and reducing gut inflammation in animal models. Tight junctions in the gut barrier prevent inappropriate microorganisms and toxins from leaking out, causing inflammation characteristic of IBD. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Metabolite from pomegranate diet reduces inflammatory bowel diseases
(National Centre for Biological Sciences) A team of scientists from inStem, Bangalore, and University of Louisville, USA, have ascertained that a microbial metabolite (Urolithin A) derived from berries and pomegranates, and its novel synthetic analog, can mitigate IBD by increasing proteins that tighten epithelial cell junctions in the gut thereby reducing the gut inflammation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study confirms the antitumor effects of pomegranates
(Natural News) Unhealthy lifestyle habits like eating unhealthy foods, physical inactivity, smoking, and drinking alcohol continue to contribute to the high incidence of cancer worldwide. The World Health Organization estimates that cancer will account for more than 9.6 million deaths this year. Nearly 70 percent of cancer-related mortality cases happen in low- and middle-income countries... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The potential therapeutic uses of pomegranate seed oil
(Natural News) The edible portion of pomegranate (Punica granatum) fruits are the seeds, which are wrapped in soft and juicy vibrant red enclosures called arils. The seeds come with many health benefits, but many people spit them out because of their texture. To enjoy the benefits of pomegranate seeds without having to eat them, people can also extract... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compounds in pomegranate juice found to trigger cancer cell death
(Natural News) With proper dietary supplementation with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents, cancer may be prevented or slowed down. One of these powerful anti-cancer agents is pomegranate. According to research, pomegranate juice and pomegranate extract contain powerful healing chemical compounds such as luteolin and ellagic acid that effectively work together to help prevent cancer cell growth,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consuming more pomegranate can reduce your risk of obesity-related complications
(Natural News) Pomegranate can help prevent complications linked to obesity, according to a study published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. A team of researchers in Iran and Australia conducted the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to determine the effect of pomegranate extract on plasma inflammatory and oxidative stress biomarkers, as well as serum... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Does pomegranate juice slow progression of prostate cancer?
Pomegranate juice and prostate cancer? Some research suggests that drinking pomegranate juice may slow the progression of prostate cancer. While those findings are only preliminary, several clinical trials are underway. Learn more from Dr. Erik Castle, a Mayo Clinic urologist. Cancer survivors: Reconnecting with loved ones after treatment As a cancer survivor, your friends and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pomegranate juice could be the key to lowering bad cholesterol levels
(Natural News) In the U.S., fall is also the time for pomegranates. While it’s known for its delicious “seeds” (which are technically called arils), it’s mostly known for being labor-intensive as the cracking open a pomegranate requires both patience and skill. Still, that shouldn’t be a reason to stop you from getting those delicious seeds,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate juice found to combat systemic inflammation throughout the body
(Natural News) You might have noticed that pomegranate juice is starting to take up more space on your supermarket’s shelves. It’s easy to pass this off as yet another food trend. However, many people are turning to the beverage not for its flavor but for its unique properties. Polyphenol-rich pomegranates have plenty of health-enhancing benefits... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranates are some of the best foods you can eat to prevent cancer
(Natural News) Why do you need to make pomegranates a part of your diet? Apart from being refreshingly delicious, pomegranates are packed with vital nutrients and offer many health benefits, among which is protection from cancer. Fruits are an essential part of a healthy diet. A significant chunk of their nutritional profile is composed of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boost cardiovascular health with pomegranates
(Natural News) Pomegranates, which are rich in bioactive compounds, are one of the healthiest fruits in the world. Among many health benefits, pomegranates can boost your heart health. The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a shrub that produces a red fruit. Officially categorized as a berry, a pomegranate fruit measures at least 5-12 cm (2-5 inches) in diameter.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate peel extract found to be a safe and natural pesticide
(Natural News) Tomatoes are among the most popular crops in the world, but they are also a magnet for pests and plant diseases. A study published in the journal Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection evaluates the potential uses of pomegranate peel extracts for controlling Meloidogyne javanica, a tomato pest, offering farmers a safe and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate juice has DRAMATIC effects in slowing the development of prostate cancer
(Natural News) If you are one of the 2.9 million men in the U.S. with prostate cancer, you might feel powerless about your situation. As the second leading cause of cancer deaths in America, it’s quite understandable to be worried. However, too much stress can hurt your chances of survival, so why not focus your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A healthier macaroni: Using pomegranate peel flour makes the dish more nutritious
(Natural News) Macaroni isn’t a food typically associated with eating healthily. But with the addition of the right ingredients, this simple yet satisfying pasta can become a nutrient-rich treat. One such ingredient is pomegranate peel. It may not seem like much, yet according to a study published in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranates have well over a hundred health benefits – are you aware of at least 2 of them?
(Natural News) Pomegranates aren’t quite as ubiquitous as apples or bananas (when is the last time you saw someone snacking on one while out and about?) but they’re one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. That should come as no surprise given their rich, ruby-red color, but did you know that pomegranates have more... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 health benefits that make eating pomegranates a wise choice for lifelong health
(Natural News) It’s the start of pomegranate season in the U.S., which means a lot of kitchens (and shirts) in the country are bound to become bloody — thanks to the fruit’s uncanny ability to stain any surface. It’s still no reason to give up on cracking open a fresh pomegranate, given its health benefits... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relieve muscle spasms naturally with the pomegranate
(Natural News) Like a lot of other fruits, pomegranate (Punica granatum), is great for more than just your sweet fix. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine discusses its ability to soothe muscle spasms, particularly, the smooth muscles, indicating its potential as a treatment for spasm-related conditions like diarrhea. Past research... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate extracts found to fight cancer at EVERY turn
(Natural News) It’s often said that natural foods with the deepest and most vibrant colors are the most nutritious, and it’s easy to think of good examples. From the emerald green leaves of spinach to the cheerful tone of yellow peppers and deep purple of blueberries, the rule serves us well in identifying superfoods. However,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biologist Wants Americans To Taste A Rainbow Of Pomegranates
As a child, John Chater remembers trying different kinds of pomegranates in his grandfather's yard. It spurred him to pursue a dream of diversifying America's crop beyond the red Wonderful variety.(Image credit: Sean Nealon/University of California, Riverside) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: April Fulton Source Type: news

Use pomegranate seed flour for healthier and tastier bread
(Natural News) The next time you bake a loaf of home-made bread, try using flour milled from the seeds of the pomegranate (Punica granatum). Turkish researchers have just reported that pomegranate seed flour could serve a cheaper, nutritious, and tasty substitute for conventional flour. Pomegranate is an increasingly popular fruit. It is either consumed as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural remedies for heart health: Study finds pomegranate juice combined with propolis protects against heart attack
(Natural News) Heart attacks, or acute myocardial infarctions, are among the leading causes of death, second only to cancer. Many of these heart events are preventable, however, and one of the best ways to avoid them is to adhere to a heart-healthy diet. Various foods are said to be good for one’s heart and, in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The brain-boosting effects of pomegranates, even after a stroke
(Natural News) Cognitive and mental decline is one of the most worrisome effects of aging. A recent study shows that by supplementing your diet with pomegranate, you can support – and restore – brain function, even following a stroke. As you age, your risk of developing bodily conditions increases. For example, going above the age... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian woman's death linked to hepatitis from pomegranate seeds
A 64-year-old woman in Australia died after contracting hepatitis A linked to frozen pomegranate seeds, according to local health officials. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate contamination kills woman in Australia
Her death from hepatitis A is a "rare and tragic" case caused by a frozen product, authorities say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can eating frozen fruit cause hepatitis A?
Seven people in New South Wales have been diagnosed with hepatitis A after eating imported frozen pomegranate seeds from Coles, it was reported last week. Two Australian researchers explain how. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Inflammation is our body’s healthy response to fighting disease. But when it gets out of hand, inflammation can become chronic and lead to a whole host of health problems, from autoimmune diseases to cancer. Foods high in sugar and saturated fat are thought to contribute to inflammation, which is why some people who have inflammatory conditions and autoimmune disorders try out low-sugar diets. On the flip side, there are also foods to pile onto your plate that m...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Prevent, and even reverse, cardiovascular disease with pomegranate – it cleans your arteries
(Natural News) The delicious and healthy fruit pomegranate enjoys a long history of connection with the human race. Now, a fairly recent medical study revealed that the pomegranate can stop or even reverse the progress of cardiovascular diseases, reported a GreenMedInfo article. Published in the medical journal Atherosclerosis, the study involved a breed of mice... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate extract found to help mitigate the effects of a high fat diet; when combined with inulin, it also lowers cholesterol
(Natural News) Sometimes the sum is greater than its parts, and scientists have found this to be the case when it comes to the cholesterol-lowering effects of pomegranate and inulin. Both have been found to lower cholesterol individually, but when taken together, they become a force to be reckoned with. Researchers already knew from animal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidants Don ’ t Ease Muscle Soreness After Exercise
Supplements like cherry and pomegranate juice, vitamins C and E, and black tea extract did little to alleviate post-exercise muscle aches. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Antioxidants Muscles Pain Source Type: news

Featured Review: Antioxidants for preventing and reducing muscle soreness after exercise
Taking antioxidant supplements to reduce muscles soreness after exercise could have almost no effect, according to a new   Cochrane ReviewPeople engaging in intense exercise often take antioxidant supplements, such as vitamin C and/or E or antioxidant-enriched foods, before and after exercise in the anticipation that these will help reduce muscle soreness. In anew review published in the Cochrane Library, researchers   looked at the evidence from 50 studies. These all compared high-dose antioxidant supplementation with a placebo and their participants all engaged in strenuous exercise that was sufficient to cause...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 14, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news