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The importance of pomegranate juice…

Posted Nov 26 2010 11:45am

When pomegranates are in season (right now, actually), Stefano and I add their ruby red (and tart!) seeds to our organic green salads…or I simply eat them by the spoonful. I have known for some time now that pomegranates are very very very good for us but, even so, I was a bit surprised when I read what this Science Daily article had to say on the subject:  

An excerpt: (pomegranate juice) is a good source of antioxidants and lowers both cholesterol and blood pressure, especially in diabetic and hypertensive patients. A preliminary study now suggests that it can ward off a number of complications in kidney disease patients on dialysis, including the high morbidity rate due to infections and cardiovascular events, according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s 43rd Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in Denver, CO.

Anyway, have a look at the article…especially if you have any kidney-related problems…

Written by Margaret

November 26th, 2010 at 9:45 am

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