Effect against arthritis
The anti-inflammatory effect of pomegranate works to alleviate symptoms such as arthritis. In this way, pomegranate protects the destruction of cartilage cells by arthritis. Here, polyphenols have an anti-inflammatory effect on the eicosanoid metabolism.
Effect against atherosclerosis
According to a long-term study, pomegranate juice can stop the development of atherosclerosis (deposits in blood vessels) and even reverse them by up to 30 % (see ‘Studies’ section).
It was surely the delicious taste first of all that caused Columbus, upon his discovery of the papaya fruit, to call it the ‘fruit of the angels’.That papaya could have so much more to offer than its refreshingly delicious taste—that, of course, Columbus could not have guessed after his first encounter with this potential natural remedy.
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