Shoot Froot - Pomegranate
Scientific name: Punica granatum
Other names: Pomegranate, punic apple, granatapfel, granada, grenade, melograno, melagrana
The plant is an evergreen shrub that originated in the Middle East / Northern India. The juice and the fruit peel are used for culinary and medicinal products. The juice is very popular in Turkey where street vendors sell glasses and jars of the juice for consumption by pedestrians.
Pomegranates are rich antioxidant and a good source of nutrients, minerals and vitamins.
Copper, Cu 0.275 mg (30.56%)
Carbohydrate 32.54 g (25.03%)
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 28.5 µg (23.75%)
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 17.7 mg (19.67%)
Total dietary fibre 7 g (18.42%)
Vitamin B9 (Folate) 66 µg (16.50%)
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.656 mg (13.12%)
Antioxidant benefits, anti-inflammatory benefits (cancer treatment, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, prostate treatment, blood pressure, anaemia etc.
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NB: While Alan Skyrme has a number of diplomas in Nutrition it is strongly recommended that the latest available analyses of the nutritional contents and benefits are obtained from appropriate sources. Those provided here are indicative only and may be out of date.