Pomegranate and strawberry juice








We all know just how nutritious it is to have strawberries and pomegranates in our diet everyday.
Delicious refreshing drinks can be easily made at home with no added sugar, a few mint leaves and dash of salt called kala namak, and you have a refreshing g cooling healthy drink ready.




I Have used the following in this juice.

2  small pomegranates fruits, peeled and pearls kept aside.
5 juicy strawberries, capped and hulled.
few mint leaves
Pinch of kaala namak ( black salt ).

Blend everything nicely and strain the juice to discard the seeds.

Enjoy refreshing strawberry and pomegranate juice at home without added hidden calories.
































Some healthy news about Strawberries and Pomegranate from Internet

Improved blood sugar regulation has been a long-standing area of interest in research on strawberries and health. However, scientists have recently discovered a fascinating relationship between intake of strawberries, table sugar, and blood sugar levels. As you might expect, excess intake of table sugar (in a serving size of 5-6 teaspoons) can result in an unwanted blood sugar spike. 

But you might not expect this blood sugar spike to be reduced by simultaneous consumption of strawberries! Yet that's exactly what researchers have discovered With the equivalent of approximately one cup of fresh strawberries (approximately 150 grams), blood sugar elevations from simple sugar intake can be reduced. 

These health science researchers have further speculated that polyphenols in strawberries played a major role in helping regulate blood sugar response. This finding is great news for healthy persons wanting to maintain healthy blood sugar levels, and also for persons with type 2 diabetes who enjoy fresh strawberries and want to enjoy them on a regular basis.

Given their amazing combination of phytonutrients—including anthocyanins, ellagitannins, flavonols, terpenoids, and phenolic acids—it's not surprising to find increasing research interest in the anti-inflammatory properties of strawberries.But it's still exciting to see this remarkable fruit lowering levels of inflammatory markers like C-reactive protein (CRP) when consumed several days per week in everyday amounts of approximately one cup. 

Recent research has shown that several blood markers for chronic, unwanted inflammation can be improved by regular intake of strawberries

Interestingly, in one large-scale study, consumption of strawberries did not show anti-inflammatory benefits until strawberries were consumed at least 3 times per week. This research is one of the reasons we recommend inclusion of berries at least 3-4 times per week in your overall fruit intake.

Reasons to include strawberries 

Strawberries boost immunity

Strawberries promote eye health


Strawberries help fight cancer


Strawberries keep wrinkles at bay
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Strawberries fight bad cholesterol


Strawberries reduce inflammation
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Strawberries regulate blood pressure
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Strawberries boost fibre


Strawberries boost fibre


Strawberries aid in weight management


Strawberries promote pre-natal health



Pomegranates


This fantastic little fruit recently made its way back into the news after some spectacular clinical results. Here's what you need to know:
Compounds found only in pomegranates called punicalagins are shown to benefit the heart and blood vessels. 

Punicalagins are the major component responsible for pomegranate's antioxidant and health benefits. They not only lower cholesterol, but also lower blood pressure and increase the speed at which heart blockages (atherosclerosis) melt away.


Recent medical research studied heart patients with severe carotid artery blockages. They were given an ounce of pomegranate juice each day for a year. Not only did study participants' blood pressure lower by over 12 percent, but there was a 30 percent reduction in atherosclerotic plaque. Just as astounding, participants who did not take the pomegranate juice saw their atherosclerotic plaque increase by 9 percent.1

In other studies, potent antioxidant compounds found in pomegranates have shown to reduce platelet aggregation and naturally lower blood pressure, factors that prevent both heart attacks and strokes.2


Not only are pomegranates good for your heart and blood vessels but they have been shown to inhibit breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer, leukemia and to prevent vascular changes that promote tumor growth in lab animals.3 Several in vitro studies have shown this remarkable anti-cancer effect. Additional studies and clinical trials currently taking place are hopeful to reveal this fascinating effect on humans.

Also of note, pomegranate juice contains phytochemical compounds that stimulate serotonin and estrogen receptors, improving symptoms of depression and increasing bone mass in lab animals. 4

Many studies show that the pomegranate is one of the most powerful, nutrient dense foods for overall good health. These clinical findings clearly show a correlation between pomegranate compounds and their positive effect on both human and animal cardiovascular, nervous, and skeletal health. This is one fruit that you can't afford to exclude from your diet!