Pomegranate, pomegranate, pomegranate, garnet, garnet-apples, street hustler (lat. Punica granatum) is a shrub or tree that thrives in areas with warmer climates. Pomegranate is polulistopadna plant, ie. The milder winters will keep part of their leaves, while the more severe winters lose all sheets. The plant has an erect, much-branched, and Habitat sunny with high temperatures, soil permeable, because the plant does not like a lot of moisture. The flowers are bell and the fruit size of an apple is yellowish-red color. The bark of the fruit is leathery and not eaten. Inside the fruit are edible, sweet and juicy seeds that have one oval pit. It is used for making jelly and juice. It is rich in phosphorus, potassium, calcium and iron, and contains vitamin B3 (niacin), and vitamins B1, B2, B6 and B5 (pantothenic acid).
Many studies have confirmed that it is one of najljekovitijih fruit in the world, because of its beneficial effects on the cardiovascular, nervous and skeletal system. It has been shown that the daily dosage of the extract of pomegranate may help lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Scientists believe, that reduces the risk of heart disease in obese patients by 17 percent.  Studies show that contains a wealth of antioxidants and increased consumption is associated with improved cardiovascular status, slowing the loss of cartilage, which may affect the slowdown of arthritis, as well as beneficial effect on the prostate, blood pressure, Alzheimer's disease, aging and fertility.
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