Pomegranates

and why you should eat them

Pomegranate Benefits

Vitamins and Nutrients

Pomegranates contain lots of Vitamin C! Vitamin C is good for you because it is considered as an antioxidant. They also include fiber but have no cholesterol or saturated fats!

History

The pomegranate originated in Persia, or modern day Iran, and the western Himalayas

Recipe

16 ounces of Pomegranate juice

16 ounces of sparkling water

1/2 ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice

1 tablespoon of sugar


Mix all of the ingredients together and serve over ice.

Interesting Facts

A mature pomegranate is the size of a large orange

Pomegranates grown in the US are available from September to December

In Ancient Greek mythology, the pomegranate was also known as the fruit of the dead.