How do you eat a pomegranate?
It is therefore good for low-acid and/or low-crispy dishes. The seeds can be used in fruit salads, or savory mixed salads to add a little pep, in sauces to accompany meat.
Are pomegranate seeds edible?
This translucent flesh is the edible part of the fruit. The taste of this flesh is sour. It is possible to eat the whole seeds or spit out the pips (because some people don’t like it!!!). It is interesting to know that the pomegranate does not ripen after picking.
Is pomegranate good for your health?
They are rich in antioxidants and/or vitamins and contain good fats, which help to stay healthy and fight colds and flu during the winter. Pomegranate is one of the most famous superfoods.
What are the benefits of pomegranate seeds?
This is why its consumption makes it possible to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood, atherosclerosis, blood pressure and thus to prevent cardiovascular diseases. It would also reduce the appearance and the rate of progression of cancers of the prostate and breast, even of the colon.
How do you know if the pomegranate is ripe?
To obtain a ripe pomegranate, you have to choose it well. We therefore favor a fruit with a nice roundness and a dark red to brown color. When tapped, it should emit a metallic sound.
How to remove the seeds from the pomegranate?
You bought a pomegranate but you don’t know how to remove the seeds without damaging them? To do this, nothing could be easier: cut it in half. Hold it with one hand, cut side towards the plate (or salad bowl), and tap with the back of a spoon on the skin side. The grains will fall on their own!
What part of the pomegranate is eaten?
In the pomegranate, we eat the small pink or red seeds, and remove the skin and the white membrane that coats the seeds. There are plenty of ways to eat pomegranate: by adding pomegranate seeds to a salad or even in yogurt, or even by mixing them into juice.
How much pomegranate per day?
For a real health effect, you should consume 2 to 3 pomegranates per day. It is therefore recommended to combine it with other strong antioxidant foods such as green tea, turmeric and broccoli. Note that fresh arils can be stored in the freezer for a year.
What are the side effects of pomegranate juice?
Like any natural product, it can cause allergies in some people allergic to pomegranate. Its beneficial action on hypertension can be negative on people suffering from hypotension or blood pressure fluctuations.
Is pomegranate good for the prostate?
The consumption of pomegranate juice would considerably lengthen the duration of the stabilization period of the PSA level in men treated for prostate cancer, according to a small American study published in the journal “Clinical Cancer Research”.
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