Pomegranate has anti-oxidant, anti-viral and anti-tumor properties and is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, as well as folic acid. Pomegranate seeds get their vibrant red hue from a potent antioxidant polyphenols. The antioxidants in pomegranate can reduce inflammation, fight free radicals, and protect cells from oxidative damage. The high concentration of antioxidants in pomegranates may stall the progress of Alzheimer disease and protect cognitive function.
Pomegranates are antibacterial and antiviral, and due to its high concentration of vitamin C and other immune-boosting nutrients like vitamin E, pomegranates can fight off infection and may help prevent illness. In addition to vitamin C and vitamin E, pomegranate juice is rich in folate, potassium and vitamin K.