Pomegranate: What makes these little rubies superb snacks?

o   One serving of pomegranate seeds contains 10% of the recommended intake of both vitamin B9, folic acid, and vitamin K

o   Also contains 15% your recommended vitamin C intake

o   Has a healthy dose of vitamin B5, potassium, and zinc

o   Extremely high amounts of beneficial antioxidants

o   Naturally fat free and low in sugar

o   Studies show that antioxidants in pomegranate juice destroy cancer cells but leave healthy cells unharmed

o   Can prevent lung cancer, osteoarthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease

o   Slows the development of prostate cancer and keeps PSA (prostate specific antigen) down

o   Lowers cholesterol and blood pressure

o   Can be a natural method in preventing dental plaque

o   Promotes smooth, soft, even skin

o   Helps in protecting against sun damage

Susan Arruda