pomegranate

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vitamins and minerals

punicalagin vitamin a, c, and e as well as folic acid

Potassium - 666 mg

  • Phosphorus - 102 mg
  • Magnesium - 34 mg
  • Calcium - 28 mg
  • Sodium - 8 mg
  • Iron - 0.85 mg
  • Selenium 1.4 mcg
  • Manganese - 0.336 mg
  • Copper - 0.446 mg
  • Zinc - 0.99 mg
  • Also contains small amounts of other minerals
  • health benefits

    pomegranate helps prevent Alzheimer's disease and heart disease
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    Heart Healthy pomegranate smoothie

      • 1 cup blueberries

      • 3/4 cup pomegranate juice

      • 1/2 cup low-fat plain G

      • 1/2 cup rolled oats

      • 1/4 cup granular sucralose sweetener (such as Splenda®)

      • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

      • Greek-style yogurt

      • 1/2 cup skim milk

    history

    people think the pomegranate originated from Iran or northern India or from early Greece. In Babylonian times they introduced it to Spanish settlers

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    Pom Wonderful - Pomegranates Through History Vol. 1