Healthy snacks can serve the dual purpose of keeping you going between meals and giving you the feeling you’ve indulged a little without ruining your diet plan. Whether it is a protein-rich split-pea spread on whole grain toast, a tangy soup, a fiber-rich homemade trail mix, a nutrient and antioxidant packed sweet treat of grilled fruit with cinnamon, or a hearty faux Thai noodle salad made from zucchini - snacking on a weight loss plan doesn’t have to be boring!
Much research has shown that just a daily half-glass (8-12 oz) of pomegranate juice could help boost your heart health. The fruit has potent antioxidants that can slow down the rate of atherosclerosis (build-up of fatty substances in the arteries), and lower blood pressure, cholesterol, thus significantly reducing your risk of heart attack or stroke.
The ruby red kernels of a pomegranate aren’t just beautiful to look at, they can work wonders for your skin and body too! From keeping your teeth looking dazzling by preventing plaque buildup, to helping make your skin supple and wrinkle-free by preventing oxidative damage and boosting collagen synthesis, there is plenty a pomegranate can do. You may even help your overall appearance by knocking off excess pounds and losing that abdominal fat courtesy the pomegranate and its leaf and seed extracts.
The ruby red kernels of a pomegranate aren’t just beautiful to look at, they can work wonders for your skin too! From keeping your skin supple, wrinkle-free to preventing oxidative damage and boosting collagen synthesis, there is plenty a pomegranate can do. Thanks to the antioxidants it contains. The fruit can even help treat acne by warding off digestive imbalances, if any.
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Blend together a handful of pomegranate seeds and 1/4 cup water. Garnish with a few mint leaves. This cooling smoothie is good for diabetics and people with pitta dosha. Or in a blender, blend together 6 oz pomegranate juice with 1/2 red grapefruit, 1/4 cup kale, chopped, 2 sage leaves, and a cup and a half of yogurt.
While most fruits are forbidden for diabetics because of their sugar, pomegranates are recommended. Their sugars are attached with antioxidants that lower insulin resistance, blood glucose, LDL cholesterol levels, and cell damage by increasing the natural antioxidant levels in the body by 141%. This helps manage type 2 diabetes symptoms like obesity and avert heart disease. Have 1 pomegranate or 1 cup of juice a day.
Simply crush a tsp of coconut or papaya or pomegranate to make an enzyme peel paste. Apply it as a thin mask on face and neck in mild circular motions. Rinse with cold water after 15-25 mins and apply a moisturiser. It cleanses pores, improves skin tone, removes dead cells and promotes skin renewal. It also fights wrinkles, dryness and whiteheads.
Pomegranate Benefits The pomegranate (botanical name Punica granatum), is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub belonging to the family Punicaceae. The name pomegranate derives from Medieval Latin pōmum(apple) and grānātum (seeded). Its jewel-like seeds (arils) have been used for medicinal purposes for millennia. Nearly round, but crowned at the base by the[.....]
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