5 things you didn’t know about pomegranates

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1. The seeds inside a pomegranate are packed with antioxidants and deliver fibre, vitamins C and K, and potassium. (The Globe and Mail)

2. The seeds are considered good roughage to help cleanse the body. In India, the seeds are dried and ground into a powder to be used in meat dishes. (About.com)

3. The pomegranate is native from Iran to the Himalayas in northern India and was cultivated and naturalized over the whole Mediterranean region since ancient times. (California Rare Fruit Growers)

4. Dried, pulverized flower buds from the trees of pomegrantes are employed as a remedy for bronchitis. (Purdue Agricultural Department)

5. Pomegranate has three times as many antioxidants as red wine and green tea! (About.com)

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