Pomegranates are available fresh and as 100% juice for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose pomegranates that are plump, round and heavy for their size.
Nutrient Content Claims
Low in fat, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, High in fiber, High in vitamin K, High in pantothenic acid, High in copper, Good source of vitamin C
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Pomegranates are low in fat.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Pomegranate are sodium free.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Pomegranate are sodium free.
- Pomegranate, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of
Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Pomegranate contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Fiber-Containing Grain Products, Fruits, and Vegetables and Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some of cancers, a disease associated with many factors. Pomegranate is an excellent source of fiber.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Pomegranates are high in fiber and a good source of vitamin C.
Whole pomegranates can be stored in a cool dry area for about 1 month or up to 2 months in the refrigerator.
Check out our pomegranate recipes!
Presence in Ethnic Foods
Chinese, Japanese, Korean / South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / African / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Latino / Mediterranean
Social Media Posts
#DYK an average pomegranate contains about 600 juicy seeds? Alyson Fendrick, RD shares how to cut a pomegranate + a JUICY recipe: ow.ly/mdf7304V272 @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
The heavier the fruit, the juicier it will be! For National Pomegranate Month, get the scoop on these radiant red seeds: http://ow.ly/DwqOx @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
Pure Sweetness! #Juice POMEGRANATE seeds and reduce them with a little sugar and some spices for a new kind of dipping sauce for grilled shrimp or chicken! @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
We’re pumped for pomegranates! Enjoy this sweet
recipe: http://ow.ly/RAnbZ @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant