Pomegranate is considered as one of the top ten fruits which offer plenty of benefits. The following paragraphs provide information regarding the health benefits of pomegranate and guidelines for choosing and consuming pomegranate appropriately.

Today, health professionals consider pomegranate as one of the super nutritious fruits. This fruit was first grown in Persia and is one of the oldest cultivated fruits. The health benefit of the pomegranate juice is the same as the fruit itself and is regarded by many as an elixir for curing a number of diseases.

Pomegranates do not contain fat and are low in sugar. The estimated calorie content for pomegranate is 80 calories per 100 grams serving with 5 grams of fibber and 15 percent of vitamin c. Comparing to the fruit, pomegranate juice is a little higher in calories and contains 120 calories per 100 gram.