Pomegranate juice: structure, benefits, properties and applications

Pomegranate juice: structure, benefits, properties and applications
 According to an ancient eastern legend Shah, wounded in battle, instead of lost blood in the veins poured pomegranate juice. Shah recovered and was even able to defeat the enemy. Thus, the healing properties of this miracle drink has long been known. Since the time of Hippocrates, the juice was administered to anemic, vitamin deficiency, metabolic disorders, and exhaustion.

Natural pomegranate juice in a home, you can get a very simple and accessible way, using a conventional citrus.

 By the presence of nutrients among the fruit and berry juice is unlikely to find equal garnet. It contains a large amount of organic acids - pantothenic, malic acid, ascorbic acid, folic; trace elements - phosphorus, magnesium, iron, calcium, sodium, potassium; B vitamins, vitamins C, PP, provitamin A (carotene). Thanks to this rich composition, pomegranate juice, at times, is simply indispensable for the treatment and prevention of many diseases.

 Pantothenic acid, which is part of the juice, making it necessary to use in disorders of the central nervous system, it also promotes better digestion of fats, proteins and carbohydrates entering the body. Polyphenols contained in garnet, are potent antioxidants, i.e. prevent premature aging of the organism, the development of atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease. They neutralize the negative effects on the human body of free radicals which destroy healthy cells. For this its ability to exceed the pomegranate juice red wine that makes this juice simply irreplaceable biologically active food for the elderly.

 Due to the high content of vitamin C, pomegranate juice is one of the best anti-scorbutic agent. Apply fresh juice is not recommended, as by the presence of large amounts of acid, it can destroy tooth enamel. Therefore, it is better to use diluted with boiled water in a ratio of 1: 1. Very good tonic, has a therapeutic effect of fruit and vegetable cocktail of pomegranate, carrot and beet juice, taken in equal proportions. For better absorption of fat-soluble carotene contained in carrot juice, it is recommended to add to the mix 1 teaspoon of fresh cream.

 A sufficient amount of folic acid (folacin) in pomegranate juice makes it indispensable in the diet of pregnant women. This ingredient promotes better development of the fetus, the normalization of metabolism expectant mother, saves it from toxicosis.

 Pomegranate juice is absolutely contraindicated for people suffering from acidity of gastric juice, ulcerative diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreatitis. Perhaps the doctor and allow the use of pomegranate juice in small doses, but the advice to consult a specialist is necessary.

 In cooking, pomegranate juice is used for the preparation of various desserts - jellies, mousses, it is added to refreshing cocktails. Oriental chefs prepare original sauce, narsharab who served in the South Caucasus to the skewers of meat and fish. This extremely tasty, natural sauce is ready, uvarivaya pure pomegranate juice until thick.

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