Gut Health

Pomegranate consumption has been shown to reduce inflammation at the gastric level.

The pomegranate has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region of Asia, Africa and Europe and the fruit has been used for thousands of years as a natural medicine. Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals, including a complex mix of polyphenols, flavonoids and tannins, including powerful antioxidant compounds punicalagin, ellagic acid and a mix of potent anthocyanins. Scientific studies, over the past two decades, have provided evidence of the health benefits regular consumption of pomegranates can bring. Here is a summary of some of those benefits:

 

  • Gut health studies show pomegranate consumption has an anti-inflammatory effect at the gastric level. This could be useful for people with inflammatory gut conditions like IBS.

A review on the anti-inflammatory activity of pomegranate in the gastrointestinal tract

Several biological activities of pomegranate have been widely described in the literature, but the anti-inflammatory effect in the gastrointestinal tract has not been reviewed till now.

March 2013

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Biological significance of urolithins, the gut microbial ellagic Acid-derived metabolites: the evidence so far.

The health benefits attributed to pomegranate have been associated with its high content in polyphenols, particularly ellagitannins.

May 2013

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