Pomegranate may help reduce the risk of certain cancers – study

A review conducted to explore the anti-cancer properties of pomegranate has found sufficient evidence that supports its use for the prevention of certain cancers. The review looked at cell culture and animal studies, as well as human clinical trials on the use of pomegranate against certain types of cancers. After compiling and analyzing all the data, the team confirmed that pomegranate could help reduce … Continue reading Pomegranate may help reduce the risk of certain cancers – study

Extracts from cinnamon and pomegranates show antimicrobial activities against food-poisoning bacteria

Foodborne illness is a major concern for the food industry and regulatory agencies around the world. The most common cause of foodborne illness, or food poisoning, is consuming spoiled foods or products contaminated by pathogenic microorganisms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foodborne illness is a costly public health problem that, while preventable, … Continue reading Extracts from cinnamon and pomegranates show antimicrobial activities against food-poisoning bacteria

Investigating the antimicrobial potential of cinnamaldehyde and Punica granatum (pomegranate) extract for food preservation

In this study, a researcher at Pamukkale University in Turkey assessed the potential of antimicrobial films for use in active food packaging. His full report was published in the journal Food Science and Technology. For his experiment, the researchers packaged manti, a tortellini-like Turkish food, with antimicrobial films to extend its storage time at 4 C. Before inoculating … Continue reading Investigating the antimicrobial potential of cinnamaldehyde and Punica granatum (pomegranate) extract for food preservation

The potential therapeutic uses of pomegranate seed oil

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 a potent … Continue reading The potential therapeutic uses of pomegranate seed oil

Pomegranates may prevent estrogen-driven breast cancer

Many breast cancers are estrogen-dependent. So a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors (AI) that block the synthesis of estrogen are used by mainstream medical doctors to attempt to slow the growth of estrogen sensitive breast tumors. Unfortunately, as the Mayo Clinic web site points out, AI drugs — which include anastrozole (Arimidex), letrozole (Femara) … Continue reading Pomegranates may prevent estrogen-driven breast cancer

Do Pomegranates Protect Against Neurodegeneration?

Source: Do Pomegranates Protect Against Neurodegeneration? by Dr. Edward Group The CDC estimates around 5.3 million Americans are living with some form of Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to double by 2050. [1] Dementia, a generalized term used to describe neurodegeneration, is a disabling issue that have definitive roots in lifestyle and nutritional habits. While genetics … Continue reading Do Pomegranates Protect Against Neurodegeneration?

Pomegranates reduce brain inflammation, helping protect against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and neurological disease

New research conducted by the University of Huddersfield, a public university located in West Yorkshire, England, suggests that a chemical compound found in pomegranates can slow degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia occur when brain cells become inflamed, causing them to lose their ability to function and communicate. The … Continue reading Pomegranates reduce brain inflammation, helping protect against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and neurological disease

Studies show that pomegranates provide many health benefits

The pomegranate is one of the world’s oldest known fruits and has long been considered a symbol of health and fertility in its native Persia (modern-day Iran). It is also one of the most interesting fruits to consume: After splitting apart the pomegranate’s tough outer layer, a complex chamber of red seeds lies before you. … Continue reading Studies show that pomegranates provide many health benefits

12 Incredible Pomegranate Benefits

Source: 12 Incredible Pomegranate Benefits by Dr. Edward Group Pomegranates have exploded in popularity in recent years and it’s due to their ever-growing list of amazing health benefits. Rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E, magnesium, potassium, and antioxidants, pomegranates defend against free radicals, soothe irritated tissue, and promote healthy aging. Best of all, … Continue reading 12 Incredible Pomegranate Benefits

The Health Benefits of Pomegranates

Source: The Health Benefits of Pomegranates by Dr. Edward Group Organic pomegranate seeds or refreshing pomegranate juice is a delicious, refreshing snack! This slightly peculiar fruit has been thought to hold legendary powers for centuries. Persians believe Eve actually ate a pomegranate when she plucked from the tree of knowledge in the Garden of Eden, not … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Pomegranates