Pomegranate news, articles and information:

How pomegranates can help every inch of your body - from oral care, to skin care, to fertility and more

3/16/2016 - There is hardly a better superfood than pomegranates, and for all the good they do your body, they should be a daily part of your diet. As reported by Top 10 Home Remedies, pomegranates have been a popular fruit in the Middle East, Asia and India throughout history, but in recent decades they have...

Pomegranates reduce brain inflammation, helping protect against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and neurological disease

8/25/2014 2:04:09 PM - New research conducted by the University of Huddersfield, a public university located in West Yorkshire, England, suggests that a chemical compound found in pomegranates can slow degenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia occur when brain...

Studies show that pomegranates provide many health benefits

7/1/2014 - The pomegranate is one of the world's oldest known fruits and has long been considered a symbol of health and fertility in its native Persia (modern-day Iran). It is also one of the most interesting fruits to consume: After splitting apart the pomegranate's tough outer layer, a complex chamber of red...

Studies show that pomegranates provide many health benefits

7/1/2014 - The pomegranate is one of the world's oldest known fruits and has long been considered a symbol of health and fertility in its native Persia (modern-day Iran). It is also one of the most interesting fruits to consume: After splitting apart the pomegranate's tough outer layer, a complex chamber of red...

Three super juices that revitalize your health

10/3/2013 - You may have already heard that drinking fresh, organic fruit and vegetable juices can be beneficial to your health. But there are some kinds of juices that are particularly powerful. Here they are!

Beetroot juice

Research has shown that beetroot juice is effective in increasing energy...

Fab-4 superfoods: Pomegranate, curcumin, green tea and broccoli help fight prostate cancer

6/19/2013 - Prostate cancer continues to be one of the most prominent forms of the disease, accounting for more than 235,000 diagnoses each year in the U.S. alone, with nearly 30,000 deaths. As with many forms of cancer, prostate cancer is the result of years and decades of lifestyle transgressions such as smoking,...

Food fraud warning: Pomegranate juice, olive oil, seafood may not be what they seem

2/14/2013 5:17:58 PM - A consumer advocacy group is warning in an updated report that some of the food items shoppers see on store shelves aren't what they seem. The nonprofit U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention has recently released a new update to its Food Fraud Database, whereby the group has documented cases of food fraud,...

Consuming pomegranate juice regularly improves heart health

11/26/2012 2:30:20 PM - Pomegranate juice is rich in antioxidants such as polyphenols, tannins, and anthocyanins. The health benefits of pomegranate juice have been compared to that of red wine, purple grape juice, and black tea. The only potential downside of fresh pomegranate juice is that it is very high in natural sugar....

Pomegranate may inhibit metastatic breast cancer

10/21/2012 - Pomegranate juice is already known to be active against several cancers, but a new study out of California has just shown for the first time that it potently inhibits three key processes involved in breast cancer metastasis. The researchers were so impressed, they remarked that pomegranate juice is...

History of pomegranate

9/17/2012 5:18:05 PM - A small deciduous tree or large shrub that bears fruit, the Punica granatum, commonly known as the pomegranate, is a superfood with a long and rich history. Native to the East, it can be traced through historical documents as far back as 4000 B.C. The red fruit grows from pretty red flowers and is between...

Federal government says it's okay to lie about pomegranate juice, but not to tell the truth

5/24/2012 6:54:01 PM - Do you remember our recent story (http://www.naturalnews.com) about Coca-Cola getting away with advertising one of its drinks as "Pomegranate Blueberry," even though it only contained a measly 0.3 percent and 0.2 percent, respectively, of each of those juices? Well, we now learn that the federal government...

Coca-Cola dodges federal false advertising claim on its so-called "pomegranate" juice

5/18/2012 2:55:16 PM - They say close only counts in a game of horseshoes or when throwing a hand grenade. Obviously, close is good enough when it comes to food ingredients as well. Beverage giant Coca-Cola was recently able to dodge a federal claim of false advertising on one of its "pomegranate" drinks - but just barely....

Grape seed, resveratrol and pomegranate provide potent blood pressure lowering effect

5/18/2011 - Adults aged 55 and older face a risk of developing elevated blood pressure greater than 90%, accounting for more than 40 million doctor visits each year and taxing an already overburdened healthcare system. Uncontrolled blood pressure slowly degrades the vascular system throughout the body and takes...

Discover the superfood power of pomegranate

1/21/2011 - Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered 'super-foods.' Pomegranate is an ancient food that has symbolic meaning in many traditions and is mentioned throughout the Old Testament of the Bible and the Homeric Hymns of Ancient Greece....

U.S. food companies caught faking blueberries with artificial colors and liquid sugars, reveals Health Ranger investigation

1/19/2011 - A Food Investigations mini-documentary released today exposes the "blueberry deception" in name-brand cereals, bagels, breads and bars. As revealed in the investigative video (www.FoodInvestigations.com), big-name food companies that offer blueberry cereals, muffins, pastries and bars have been caught...

Total Blueberry Pomegranate cereal from General Mills contains no blueberries and no pomegranates

1/19/2011 - A cereal offered by General Mills called "Total Blueberry Pomegranate" cereal has been characterized as a "total fraud" by investigative journalist Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, as part of a non-profit Food Investigations documentary being shown at www.FoodInvestigations.com Volunteering his research...

Pomegranate juice components block cancer cell migration

12/29/2010 - One of the most dreaded consequences of cancer is when the disease metastasizes -- meaning it spreads from the primary site where it started to other parts of the body. But University of California, Riverside (UCR) scientists have announced what could be a major breakthrough in halting metastasis. They've...

Pomegranate juice and extracts lower inflammation, oxidative stress and free radical damage

12/15/2010 - The pomegranate is a gift from nature that provides powerful multi-modal health benefits. Extracts and the juice from this super fruit are shown to lower the damaging effects from systemic inflammation that are now associated with the development of many deadly diseases. Pomegranates have one of the...

Pomegranates prevent infections

12/7/2010 - Pomegranates have been found to be one of the most antioxidant-rich fruits in the world, and a new Israeli study has demonstrated the fruit's amazing ability to fight and prevent infection. Researchers discovered that patients with kidney disease who are undergoing dialysis can considerably reduce their...

Vitamin C and Pomegranate Effectively Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

10/15/2010 - Heart disease claims the lives of nearly 900,000 Americans each year, caused largely by a diet of processed junk food, excess calories, obesity and smoking. Many people are under the false impression that heart disease is inevitable and once diagnosed it can only be controlled by a low fat diet and...

Feds target pomegranate juice company for making legitimate health claims

10/1/2010 - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is at it again in its crusade to censor the truth about the healing power of food from the general public. Its most recent attack against POM Wonderful, creators of the popular pomegranate juice sold in curvy bottles, is an attempt to muzzle not only free speech...

POM Wonderful under attack by FTC over truthful health claims

9/30/2010 - The FTC has never met a natural product it didn't want to destroy, it seems. They've gone after all sorts of natural foods like cherries, threatening to put companies out of business if they told the truth about the nutritional benefits of their products. They've even tried to criminalize a ministry...

Protect the Prostate with Pomegranates

11/9/2009 - How do you keep the prostate healthy? Well, if you watch a lot of TV commercials, you probably think it's best accomplished by popping a pill. But for men looking to prevent prostate cancer through nutrition, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more prostate-protective food than the yummy pomegranate. The...

Pomegranate Extracts Treat Diseases of Inflammation

11/6/2009 - Emerging research continues to strengthen the evidence that pomegranate extracts can be used to treat chronic inflammation, and the diseases that go along with it. Short-term inflammation is a normal immune response, but chronic inflammation has been linked to a number of diseases including heart...

Pomegranate Juice Fights Prostate Cancer when Medical Therapy Fails

5/4/2009 - There's new hope for men with prostate cancer when their disease doesn't respond adequately to standard medical care. According to the results of a long-term study presented this week at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) held in Linthicum, Maryland, pomegranate...

Drug Industry Pushing New Treatment for Prostate Cancer While Ignoring Far Safer and Less Costly Pomegranate Seeds

2/25/2009 - The drug industry is pushing a new "treatment" for prostate cancer, which they claim is the first drug that's ever been proven to reduce the risk of the disease. The drug, called finasteride, costs over $1,000 per year, and it should be used by lots of men to chemically "prevent" prostate cancer, says...

Pomegranate Juice Consumption Boosts Sperm Quality, Motility

1/20/2009 - Pomegranate juice may improve the health and mobility of sperm when consumed regularly, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Firat University in Turkey and published in the journal Clinical Nutrition. Twenty-eight male Wistar rats were divided into four groups, and given either...

Pomegranate Extracts Found to Inhibit Inflammation

11/11/2008 - Pomegranate extract may inhibit the chronic inflammation linked with a variety of health problems such as heart disease and arthritis, according to a study conducted by researchers from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and published in the Journal of Inflammation. "Consumption of pomegranate...

Pomegranate Juice Delivers More Antioxidant Benefits than Red Wine

10/27/2008 - Pomegranate juice has the highest antioxidant content, activity and protective benefits of eight different beverages tested, according to a study conducted by researchers from Center for Human Nutrition at the University of California-Los Angeles' David Geffen School of Medicine, and published in the...

A Pomegranate a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

5/1/2008 - Recent studies on a very old fruit are confirming what the ancients believed about the pomegranate. Also known as rimmon, its Hebrew name, the pomegranate has long been prized for its benefits to heart health. We now know it also can be helpful in treating diabetes, dementia, cancer and menopausal problems,...

Pomegranate Extracts Found to Inhibit Prostate Cancer Tumor Growth

1/14/2008 - A type of antioxidant found in pomegranates may account for the fruit's benefit to prostate health, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Researchers found that antioxidants...

The top ten consumer questions about superfruit juices: Pomegranate, blueberry, acai and cherry

9/12/2007 - This Q&A report is a follow up from our hugely popular Pomegranate and Blueberry Juice Consumer Shopping Guide, which exposes dishonest juice products sold in grocery stores. Many readers are asking great questions about these products: Is raw better than pasteurized? Is reconstituted juice as good...

Certain pomegranate juice products deceive consumers with dishonest labels and ingredients, reveals new consumer guide

9/11/2007 - A new consumer guide published on NaturalNews.com reveals that some pomegranate juice products sold in grocery stores are actually made with sugar water and "junk juice" blends. While pictures on the front of the juice products show pomegranates and blueberries, the juice inside the bottle is often little...

Pomegranate leaf extract shows promise as appetite suppressant in animal experiments

3/19/2007 - (ConsumerWellness.org) In an experiment on mice, pomegranate leaf extract was found to reduce fat absorption and suppress appetite in obese mice, according to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity. The extract did not affect the appetites of non-obese mice. Jump directly to: conventional...

Pomegranate juice protects diabetics from heart disease

10/18/2006 - Drinking pomegranate juice may protect diabetics from developing heart disease, according to a new Israeli study published in the August issue of the journal Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis -- a condition in which the walls of the arteries become thickened and hard -- is associated with roughly...

Pomegranate Juice Could Benefit Diabetics (press release)

10/13/2006 - Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers say that pomegranate juice may provide important health benefits for diabetic patients. According to results published in the August 2006 issue of Atherosclerosis, subjects who drank 180 ml (6 oz.) of pomegranate juice per day for three months experienced...

Pomegranate juice shown to halt Alzheimer's disease progression

10/4/2006 - A new animal study published in the journal Neurobiology of Disease has found that dietary intake of antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice may reduce the buildup of harmful proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease by half. Researchers from Loma Linda University in California believe that Alzheimer's...

Published research on POMx shows similar health benefits to pomegranate juice (press release)

9/11/2006 - Three years after introducing consumers to the health benefits and delicious taste of the world's first refrigerated, super-premium pomegranate juice, POM WonderfulŽ announced today that it has developed a concentrated form of pomegranate antioxidants known as POMx. POMx, already being noted by medical...

Pomegranate Juice Helps Keep PSA Levels Stable in Men With Prostate Cancer, UCLA Study Finds (press release)

9/5/2006 - Drinking an eight-ounce glass of pomegranate juice daily increased by nearly four times the period during which PSA levels in men treated for prostate cancer remained stable, a three-year UCLA study has found. The study involved 50 men who had undergone surgery or radiation but quickly experienced...

Pomegranate juice shows stunning results in reducing heart disease risk factors, even for diabetics

8/29/2006 - A new Israeli study has found that pomegranate juice could be a heart-healthy drink for diabetics, despite the fruit's high sugar concentration. The researchers' small human trial -- published in the August issue of the journal Atherosclerosis -- examined 10 diabetics and 10 healthy control subjects...

Pomegranate juice confirmed as miracle medicine for prostate cancer

7/3/2006 - A UCLA study of pomegranate juice suggests it can have a beneficial effect on prostate cancer in humans. The study, funded by a pomegranate juice manufacturer, tested men's levels of prostate-specific antigens (PSAs), a chemical produced by prostate cancer cells, and measured how long it took the...

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