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  • Fruit Pomegranate Cut Open
    June 30, 2019 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Pomegranate Metabolite May Have Anti-Aging Benefit

    As the body ages, it begins to lose its ability to clean up dysfunctional mitochondria, which can lead to the loss of skeletal muscle mass and the weakening of other tissues. A new study suggests that urolithin A (UA) may...

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  • Fruit Pomegranate Seeds Cut Open
    August 16, 2018 Emma McGowan

    Pomegranates May Raise Total Antioxidant Capacity After Exercise

    Previous studies have linked higher antioxidant capacity to reduced oxidative stress produced by endurance training. Now a recent study suggests that consuming pomegranate juice may increase total antioxidant capacity after strenuous exercise. Participants in the study included 19 members of...

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  • Glasses of Pomegranante Seeds
    August 20, 2017 Emma McGowan

    Pomegranate Juice May Help Ease Post-Workout Oxidative Stress

    Elite athletes put major strain on their bodies in order to compete. A recent study suggests that supplementing with pomegranate juice may reduce oxidative stress and improve recovery time after intensive resistance training. Participants in the study included nine elite...

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  • February 27, 2013 Emma McGowan

    Cranberries Linked to Blood Sugar Management

    Current blood sugar control drugs work by inhibiting enzymes responsible for starch digestion, but they can cause digestive problems such as diarrhea. A recent study has found that tannin extracts from cranberries and pomegranates may help slow starch digestion, possibly...

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