Pomegranate has been considered as the best healing food. It has been consumed in our Indian households for improving hemoglobin levels and for purifying skin. This fruit is full of small red juicy seeds which can be eaten as raw or can be garnished over various desserts. You can also prepare juice or fruit smoothies with it.
- Pomegranates are high in potassium which helps in regulating our blood pressure and reduces water retention or bloating in our body.
- Besides this, it also contains zinc, copper, manganese, phosphorous, magnesium and calcium. All these elements are required to maintain healthy muscles and bones.
- It has high iron concentration which imparts the beautiful red colour to pomegranate. Iron helps in production of RBCs and maintains hemoglobin levels. It also contains Vitamin B6, K, C and E.
Storage – Shelf Life
Store these fruits in a cool, dry and well-ventilated place and they can last upto 10 days. You can store them in a refrigerator for slightly longer duration (14 – 16 days). Alternatively, you can also store seeds or juice for 3 – 4 days in refrigerator.