Benefits of eating pomagranates

By: Dawson C

Benefits

it helps prevent heart disease and other diseases and helps with joints

What nutrients are found in the food?

Granatin B, punicalagin both of these nutrients prevent heart disease also vitamins a,c,d,b,b-12, and b-6

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 envelopes (1/4 ounce each) unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 2 cups white cranberry juice

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup cold water; let soften, 5 minutes. Place over low heat, and cook until gelatin has dissolved, 3 to 4 minutes. (When rubbed between your fingers, it should feel smooth.) Add sugar, stirring gently until dissolved, 2 to 3 minutes; remove from heat.

  2. Transfer gelatin mixture to a medium bowl; gradually stir in juices. Pour into a 1 1/2-quart (6-cup) Bundt pan, and skim any foam from surface. Refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours and up to 1 day.

  3. To unmold, dip bottom of pan (do not submerge) briefly into hot water; invert onto a serving platter, and shake firmly to release. Serve.

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History

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 Native to the East, it can be traced through historical documents as far back as 4000 B.C.

Fact


Pomegranates are grown as both a fruit crop and as ornamental trees or shrubs for parks and gardens