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Pomegranate Iced Tea

Pomegranate Iced Tea Combining antioxidant-rich pomegranates with the catechins in black tea gives your body extra free-radical-fighting power to combat aging. If pomegranates are too tart for your taste, you can sweeten this tea with honey or use presweetened pomegranate … Continue reading

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Understanding the Yin and Yang of Chinese Spices

This massive region is home to a large variety of unique cuisines, but there are a few common themes seen throughout. One focus of Chinese culture is living a balanced life, which means foods

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Guacamole with Pomegranate

Guacamole with Pomegranate The idea for this combination comes from a very talented Mexican chef who owns an upscale restaurant in Santa Barbara. The pomegranate seeds add a spectacular, tart crunch to this otherwise mild dip. I serve this dip with … Continue reading

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Anti-Aging Pomegranates Add Pizzazz to the Holidays

When pomegranates arrive on produce shelves, they remind me that fall is here and the holidays are upon us. Pomegranates are in season during fall and winter, and they deserve a place on every holiday table because of their beautiful … Continue reading

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Cold Tea Brews a Boost for the Brain

When it’s hot out, a cup of iced tea is very refreshing, and the benefits far outweigh so many other drinks on the market. The theaflavins in both green and black teas help improve blood flow, keeping your skin fresh … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Metabolite Is Good For Your Gut

A report published on January 9, 2019 in Nature Communications suggests a benefit for urolithin A, a metabolite derived from pomegranate and berries, in the prevention and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which include Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and are characterized by … Continue reading

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Pomegranate: The Anti-Aging Queen of Fruits

We’ve known for a few years now that eating pomegranate seeds and drinking pomegranate juice was a healthy thing to do.  It’s high in the antioxidant Vitamin C and polyphenol compounds, catechins and anthocyanins.  Those qualities alone make it a … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Brussels Sprouts

  Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate & Walnuts Brussels sprouts, pomegranate, and four common pantry ingredients are all that is needed to put together this colorful and crowd-pleasing side dish. Roasted brussels sprouts are easy to make and filled with digestion-boosting … Continue reading

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Eating Right: Brighten Your Day With Red Produce

There is nothing like red fruits and vegetables to warm our hearts — and protect them, too. Here’s an in depth look at some of the season’s reddest, healthiest choices. Pomegranates. Pomegranates are a good source of blood-clotting vitamin K, … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Promising for Inflammatory Conditions

Researchers at England’s University of Huddersfield and the University of Freiburg in Germany report that punicalagin, a polyphenol compound occurring in pomegranate, inhibits damaging neuroinflammation activated by brain’s microglia:  central nervous system immune cells that play a role in Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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