ANCIENT FOOD OF VITALITY
Scholars believe the pomegranate is the true fruit
of the "tree of life" that tempted Adam.
Ancient civilizations refer to the many benefits
of the seeds and juice from this beautiful food.
Some cultures used the noble pomegranate
for decoration only, while others revered
its nutritional and medicinal properties.
Today, pomegranate seeds are eaten and squeezed
as a powerful antioxidant and tonic for the heart,
to reduce cholesterol, hypertension and blood pressure.
It is high in potassium, vitamin C and niacin.
It's also fun to eat,
and absolutely delicious.
Pomegranates are cultivated world wide,
and are now in season.