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11 Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice

Last updated on October 19, 2007

benefits of pomegranate juicePomegranate juice has become popular in the past few years, but does it really live up to the hype? It looks like it.

Several recent studies have shown significant potential health benefits from drinking pomegranate juice. Here are eleven:




Fights Breast Cancer
Studies in Israel show that pomegranate juice destroys breast cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone. It may also prevent breast cancer cells from forming.

Lung Cancer Prevention
Studies in mice show that pomegranate juice may inhibit the development of lung cancer.

Slows Prostate Cancer
It slowed the growth of prostate cancer in mice.

Keeps PSA Levels Stable
In a study of 50 men who had undergone treatment for prostate cancer, 8 ounces of pomegranate juice per day kept PSA levels stable, reducing the need for further treatment such as chemotherapy or hormone therapy.

Protects the Neonatal Brain
Studies show that maternal consumption of pomegranate juice may protect the neonatal brain from damage after injury.

Prevention of Osteoarthritis
Several studies indicate that pomegranate juice may prevent cartilage deterioration.

Protects the Arteries
It prevents plaque from building up in the arteries and may reverse previous plaque buildup.

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention
It may prevent and slow Alzheimer’s disease. In one study, mice bred to develop Alzheimer’s disease were given pomegranate juice. They accumulated significantly less amyloid plaque than control mice and they performed mental tasks better.

Lowers Cholesterol
It lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) and raises HDL (good cholesterol).

Lowers Blood Pressure
One study showed that drinking 1.7 ounces of pomegranate juice per day lowered systolic blood pressure by as much as 5 percent.

Dental Protection
Research suggests that drinking pomegranate juice may be a natural way to prevent dental plaque.

If you want to try pomegranate juice for its health benefits, we recommend Lakewood Organic PURE Pomegranate Juice. It contains the juice of 10 to 12 certified organic pomegranates in each bottle.

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19 Comments on "11 Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice"


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Jahn
2 years 7 months ago

I have been juicing pomegranate for 3 months now and I must admit that I became physically active. Good stuff.

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Liana
2 years 9 months ago

There are dried pomegranate seeds. So unbelievable tasty, and I guess even more packed with nutrition than he fresh ones per weight unit (as no water is presented). Dried pomegranate seeds can really be eaten as an even tastier replacement for candy. Eat them as they are, add them to your salads or mix with your breakfast cereals.
I don’t know where to buy them in the west. I saw them being sold in traditional health / nuts shops in Persia (Iran).
One other thing, when eating a fresh pomegranate, if you get some of the yellow inner peels fallen into the seeds that you are eating, don’t remove them. Eat them as well. It has more antioxidants than the seeds themselves
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Diana
5 years 8 months ago

Buy and eat the pomegranates themselves, just don’t drink the juice. You’ll avoid all the extra sugar.

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Eleanor C, Buenafe
5 years 8 months ago

IsPomegranate Blueberry juice with 100 percent juice blend and sugar 27g. good for diabetic person?

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cookie
5 years 9 months ago

Does it effect the platelets and or potassium levels?