Saudi doctor Abdullah Al-Qushayri, a physiotherapist, said that drinking pomegranate juice is very beneficial for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Al-Qushayri told the “120 Program” broadcast on the Saudi “Al-Ikhbariya” channel, that drinking a glass of pomegranate juice daily for 3 months reduces inflammation in the body, especially in diabetics.
He added: “One study that was conducted on nearly 50 people, all of whom had type 2 diabetes that does not depend on insulin, found that drinking pomegranate juice at a rate of a glass per day for 3 months, or approximately 12 weeks, has a role in reducing inflammation in the body by more than the 30%”
In addition, there are many benefits of pomegranate juice. A report on “medicalnewstoday” for nutrition and health focuses on presenting pomegranate in the form of juice, revealing 10 benefits of fresh pomegranate juice, which are:
The juice of this fruit is a common part of healthy diets; Pomegranate seeds contain polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants.
Pomegranate juice contains higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices. These substances can help remove free radicals, protect cells from damage, and reduce inflammation.
Pomegranate juice contains more than 40% of the daily requirement of vitamin C.
Pomegranate may help stop the growth of prostate cancer cells.
Alzheimer’s disease protection
The antioxidants in the juice and their high concentration delay the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and protect memory.
Pomegranate juice can reduce intestinal inflammation and improve digestion, and may be beneficial for people with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other inflammatory bowel diseases.
Pomegranate juice is a powerful anti-inflammatory because of its high concentration of antioxidants, it can help reduce inflammation throughout the body and prevent oxidation and damage.
The flavonols in pomegranate juice may help prevent inflammation that contributes to arthritis and cartilage damage.
Maintain a healthy heart
Pomegranate juice is the healthiest juice on the heart as it protects the arteries.
Drinking pomegranate juice daily may also help lower systolic blood pressure.
As it contains vitamin C and other immune-boosting nutrients such as vitamin E; Pomegranate juice can prevent disease and fight infection, and pomegranate has been shown to be antibacterial and antiviral.
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