Amazing benefits of pomegranates for your brain health

Published on Jan 02, 2024 06:00 AM IST

  • The juicy and delicious pomegranates are a storehouse of vitamin C, folate, and fibre. They also boost memory and sleep. Know its benefits for brain health.

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Published on Jan 02, 2024 06:00 AM IST

“Pomegranates are one of those fruits that contain a diverse portfolio of nutrients that are beneficial to many of my patients, even though they may be battling different conditions. Pomegranates are not only juicy and delicious, but they may help boost memory, promote better sleep, and enhance libido!” says Dr Uma Naidoo, Harvard trained psychiatrist, Professional Chef and Nutrition Specialist. (Freepik)

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Pomegranates have high amounts of Vitamin C, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and fibre. 
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Pomegranates have high amounts of Vitamin C, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and fibre. 

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Pomegranates contain a variety of antioxidants that target inflammation and boost brain health in several ways.  
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Pomegranates contain a variety of antioxidants that target inflammation and boost brain health in several ways.  

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Research shows that the ellagitannins, a type of antioxidant, and/or gut microbiota-derived metabolites in pomegranate show neuroprotective effects against Alzheimer’s disease. (Unsplash)
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Research shows that the ellagitannins, a type of antioxidant, and/or gut microbiota-derived metabolites in pomegranate show neuroprotective effects against Alzheimer’s disease. (Unsplash)

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The high amounts of magnesium in pomegranate can help promote better sleep and ease symptoms of insomnia, as magnesium helps in muscle relaxation and calming the nervous system. (Unsplash)
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The high amounts of magnesium in pomegranate can help promote better sleep and ease symptoms of insomnia, as magnesium helps in muscle relaxation and calming the nervous system. (Unsplash)

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If you would like to enjoy the mental health benefits of pomegranates, I always suggest making your own juice from pomegranate seeds, as commercial juices have extremely high sugar content. (Unsplash)
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If you would like to enjoy the mental health benefits of pomegranates, I always suggest making your own juice from pomegranate seeds, as commercial juices have extremely high sugar content. (Unsplash)

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