In California here in the U. S., the season for pomegranates is from October through January. Now is the perfect time to review its great health benefits and make an effort to add the fresh seeds to our dishes. The pomegranate seeds and the juice from them are the only edible parts of the plant and are a super food. The juice was shown in a research study to have the highest level of antioxidants of all the fruit juices. It helps keep your arteries clear and lowers blood pressure. Read More
The pomegranate is an ancient fruit that has been eaten for thousands of years. Originally from Persia, the pomegranate spread throughout the Mediterranean area in ancient times. Today it is widely cultivated for its beauty as an ornamental shrub and especially for its fruit. The fruit has a tough outer layer and a large center of juicy seeds. Only the seeds and juice from the seeds are edible and are extremely nutritious.