Does Pomegranate Juice Help With Weight Loss?
- Pragya Jha
Updated : January 20, 2022 05:01 IST
Weight Loss Tips: Struggling with body weight? Here's how drinking pomegranate juice can help you losing weight.
It is an obvious fact that juice digests faster than raw food. It enters the digestive tract within minutes of ingestion. Therefore, it immediately benefits in losing weight. Fresh pomegranate juice is a source of fibre, vitamin K, vitamin E, vitamin B6, and potassium, which promotes weight loss, lowers cholesterol, and relieves constipation.
The season of pomegranate runs from September to November. Although they can last for several months and you will see them in supermarkets until January.
How does pomegranate juice help with weight loss?
Research indicates that the consumption of high amounts of nutritional fibres with low carb, low fat, showed a reduction in food consumption and as well as the body weight of an individual.
Pomegranate has plenty of polyphenols which are natural fat burners. According to the study, the consumption of a rich fibrous diet can contribute to weight loss and also prevents fat copulation in the body.
Due to the highest level of antioxidants present in pomegranate, the consumption of pomegranate juice showed positive results in building metabolism and weight loss of the body.
Note: People often buy packed pomegranate juice or pomegranate-flavored drinks but those are high in calories and low in nutrients as they contain more sugar than actual pomegranate juice. To get 100% health benefits, it is advisable to make fresh pomegranate juice at home.
How to prepare pomegranate juice at home?
● All you need is one cup of pomegranate seeds.
● Add the pomegranate seeds into the juicer.
● Blend it well and extract the juice.
● Strain the juice using either a cotton cloth or sieve, to extract pulp or seed.
● Transfer the juice to a glass and drink right away.
To get better results, you can drink approximately 250 ml at 300 ml of pomegranate juice every day.