Pomegranates are a typical example illustrating the well-known saying: “Don’t judge something by its appearance.” Despite their hard exterior and the difficulty it often involves to open them, they have a sweet taste and provide our bodies with numerous health benefits.
So what do we know about this superfood?
- In terms of calories, they don’t differ significantly from other fruits, as 100g of pomegranate seeds provide 83 calories.
- Pomegranates are rich in fibre (4g per 100g), which is an integral part of the Pro-G-Diet that is used in SYMMETRIA’S nutritional programmes.
- Pomegranates contain powerful antioxidants that combat and neutralize free radicals.
- They also contain an array of vitamins, most importantly vitamin C, which has anti-inflammatory properties, and boosts the immune system. Pomegranates also contain B vitamins, vitamin Κ and many minerals and trace elements.
Incorporate pomegranate into your daily diet by adding it to salads, yogurt or even to your juices, giving your body a health and energy kick.