There’s a certain red fruit that seems to have taken the health scene by storm over the past few years. Formerly considered a tasty treat reserved for those living in far-off exotic lands, pomegranates seem to frequent most grocery stores around the country now- and even if they don’t, you can bet that you’ll find a juice form somewhere around.
And we must admit: we’re not mad about it. In addition to being seriously delicious, pomegranates are actually one of the healthiest fruits known to man. They provide the body with a number of benefits, including a staggeringly high amount of nutrients and illness prevention mechanisms. Plus, they’re also known to improve your mood: a win-win. Still not convinced? Read on for more reasons why pomegranates should be number one on your grocery list.
They reduce blood pressure.
Prefer to get your pomegranate party on via drinking? That’s alright. Regularly consuming pomegranate juice has been shown to reduce pressure on the arteries in as little as two weeks!
They improve your memory.
Doctors recommend consuming pomegranates to Alzheimer’s patients. However, their prophylactic nature makes them a great choice for anyone who wants to up their memory skills.