Nutrients and Health Benefits of Pomegranate(Anar)

Health Benefits of Pomegranate(Anar) are given below:
  • (1)Pomegranate prevent from various heart diseases and lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (good cholesterol). It also Lower down High blood pressure.
  • (2)Pomegranate also reduce the risk of prostate cancer in males.
  • (3)Pomegranate reduce the risk of breast cancer in females and destroys the breast cancer cells while leaving behind healthy cells.
  • (4)Pomegranate also boost male and female libido(sex drive).
  • (5)Pomegranate increase fertility in females and enable them to become pregnant.
  • (6)Drinking pomegranate juice reduce leg cramps in pregnant women.
  • (7)Pomegranate is rich in Vitamin C which is powerful anti-oxidant and fight against skin damaging free radicals and slow down aging process.
  • (8)Pomegranate reduces the risk of Lung cancer and prevent from many respiratory problem.
  • (9)Pomegranate juice prevent dental plaque.
  • (10)Regular consumption of Pomegranate juice help to cure Erectile dysfunction.
  • (11)Pomegranate juice help to prevent blood platelets from clumping together and inhibit the formation of unwanted clots.
  • (12)Pomegranate juice is also beneficial to combat hardening of arteries (atherosclerosis).

Nutritional Value Per 100g Pomegranate(Anar):

100g Pomegranate contains following Nutrients:

Pomegranate (Punica granatum), Fresh,
ORAC value 2341 µmol TE/100 g. Nutrition value per 100 g.
(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)
Nutrients
Quantity
Percentage
Energy 83 Kcal 4%
Carbohydrates 18.70 g 14%
Protein 1.67 g 3%
Total Fat 1.17 g 6%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 4 g 11%
Vitamins
Folates 38 µg 9.5%
Niacin 0.293 mg 2%
Pantothenic acid 0.135 mg 3%
Pyridoxine 0.075 mg 6%
Riboflavin 0.053 mg 4%
Thiamin 0.067 mg 5.5%
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 10.2 mg 17%
Vitamin E 0.60 mg 4%
Vitamin K 16.4 µg 14%
Electrolytes
Sodium 3 mg 0%
Potassium 236 mg 5%
Minerals
Calcium 10 mg 1%
Copper 18% 0.158 mg
Iron 0.30 mg 4%
Magnesium 12 mg 3%
Manganese 0.119 mg 5%
Phosphorus 36 mg 5%
Selenium 0.5 µg 1%
Zinc 0.35 mg 3%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-alpha 0 µg --
Crypto-xanthin-beta 0 µg --