Daily News: Nutrition

7 things you should know about Pomegranates

Sunday Mercury (England)

07-07-14

1 POMEGRANATES are believed to have more antioxidants than any other juice, tea or red wine.

2 THEY are capable of reducing the risk of heart disease and preventing prostate cancer.

3 THE fruit originated in Persia.

4 THERE are more than 760 varieties of pomegranate around the world.

5 POMEGRANATES can be stored for up to two months in a refrigerator.

6 THERE can be more than 800 edible seeds in a single pomegranate 7 BE careful of the juice of the pomegranate as it will stain clothes.

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