Prepare for the winter season and starts your dietary changes and lifestyle now that is appropriate for you.
Start adding different fruits into your diet and change them every week or every day to get what you need into your diet.
Pomegranate is a tree that originate from several Asian country and now is everywhere in Europe. The ancient Egyptian considered this fruit as a symbol of ambition and prosperity, while now this fruit is considered one of the super fruits. It has been shown in some studies that has antioxidants properties, anti-cancer property. The entire fruit, including the inside bitter peel have therapeutic effect, as well as the flowers, the bark and roots of the tree. It has been shown to be great for postmenopausal symptoms, and has been used for prevention and treatment of various cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, obesity, arthritis, especially due to its anti-inflammatory property. The juice also contains minerals such as sodium, potassium calcium, phosphorus, nitrogen and magnesium. The pomegranate leaves contain minerals, anti-oxidant and iron. If you are lucky enough to have the actual tree, you can make a great smoothie that includes the leaves as well.
You can either eat the seeds and inside peel in your breakfast, add the seeds into your salads, juice with a lemon squeeze to get the juice or use it in an all-fruits smoothie (non-dairy, using orange juice freshly squeezed). The latter would be a great way to boost your immune system and prepare for the winter months ahead.
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© Maria Esposito BSc (Hons) R-Nutritional Therapist – NAET – R-Craniosacral therapist – NLP practitioner – Certified Angel Guide. MBANT – MCHNC – MNTC – MCSTA