Oct 242013

pomThere is more to Fall than pumpkins and Halloween. It’s pomegranate season baby! Typically, pomegranates are in season from September through January and in some cases lasting through February. Taking center stage not only for their taste but for their magnificent health properties, here’s a little pomegranate 101.

Pomegranates are one of the oldest known, nutrient dense fruits respected today for their impressive source of anti-oxidants. Antioxidants, found in fruits, nuts and vegetables, counteract the damaging effects of oxidation to the body. Like an apple turns brown, cars turn to rust or sunspots/age spots appear on your skin, oxidation is the direct results of free radical damage caused by sun, smoke, pollution, stress, chemicals, etc.  continue reading