Composition and properties of pomegranate juice
Composition of pomegranate juice
Freshly squeezed pomegranate juice is one of theThe most useful and valuable food, and in comparison with many other fruit and berry juices, its biological activity is much higher. It contains a lot of organic acids, but most of all citric acid. Also there are interchangeable and irreplaceable amino acids, sugars, water-soluble poly phenols, vitamins, among which the most are ascorbic acid, vitamin A, PP, E and some B vitamins, and folacin, which is a natural form of folic acid.
The composition of pomegranate juice includes a number ofMicroelements: calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, iron, pectin and tannins. At the same time, potassium in pomegranate juice is much more abundant than in any other fruit juice.
Benefits and properties of pomegranate juice
Pomegranate juice is very easily digested, whileIt contains all the useful substances that are present in the whole garnet. It helps to normalize the level of hemoglobin, so it is recommended for people who suffer from anemia. And its diuretic action will be useful for edema and hypertension. Many diuretics help wash out potassium from the body, which is a danger for people suffering from heart disease. In the case of pomegranate juice, the body receives the required amount of potassium, while swelling and pressure are removed.
Polyphenols, which are contained in freshly squeezedPomegranate juice, have a pronounced antioxidant activity, which is higher than even in grape wine, cranberries, green tea and blueberries. Therefore, regular use of pomegranate juice can prevent the formation and development of cancer in the human body.
Favorable effect of pomegranate juiceHas and on the digestive system. Folacin, pectin compounds and tannins, which are contained in the juice, are good for inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and diarrhea, improve appetite and digestion in general, activate the work of the stomach.
Interestingly, pomegranate juice helps the bodyTo withstand the harmful effects of radiation. It also helps to strengthen immunity and increase the resistance of the body, which is effective in the fight against angina, bronchial asthma and respiratory infections. Gargling with pomegranate juice, diluted with water, will help to cure angina and SARS quicker.
A particularly useful juice is a sweet pomegranate. If the doctor did not give other recommendations, then diluted pomegranate juice should be consumed 3 times a day for one glass, adding one tablespoon of honey. Juice of sweet pomegranate in the form of lotions is sometimes used for the prevention of myopia.
Contraindications to the use of pomegranate juice
In addition to its useful properties, pomegranate juice inCertain situations can harm the human body, so there are a number of contraindications to its use, for example, in cases of gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, pancreatitis and gastritis with high acidity.
People with healthy digestive organs alsoShould be cautious about the use of pomegranate juice. Do not use it in its pure form - the juice of pomegranate should be diluted, for example, carrot or beet juice, or at least boiled water. This is explained by the fact that the binding properties of the juice that help in the treatment of diarrhea in a healthy person can cause constipation. Therefore, especially pregnant women, for which the juice of pomegranate will be very useful, use it is only diluted with juice of carrots or beets, optimally in a ratio of 1: 3.