Fun Facts of Pomegranate

  • Pomegranates are often appreciated because they are filled with more antioxidants like puritanical than other super foods like acacia berry juice or green tea.
  • Pomegranates are also high in vitamin C, with 100 ml containing 16 percent of a person’s daily requirement.
  • It also contains high amounts of vitamin K that helps to support bone health and vitamin B5 that helps the body metabolize, protein, carbohydrates and fats.
  • Pomegranates are filled with manganese which helps to form bone structures during the metabolic process and potassium that helps to maintain cellular functions and balance fluid levels.
  • The fruit is also high in phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, zinc and iron. There is very little fat in a pomegranate and it does not contain cholesterol.
  • The fruit only has 130-150 calories, with around 105 calories being derived from the seeds.
  • These seeds are high in calories because they contain unsaturated oils, sugar and carbohydrates but there is a great deal of fiber and some protein in these seeds as well.
  • The word “pomegranate” refers to the fruit, which is actually a berry
  • Each pomegranate contains hundreds of edible seeds
  • Pomegranates can be stored for two months in the refrigerator
  • Pomegranates will make a metallic sound when tapped when ripe