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Five reasons to eat ... pomegranates.

1 THEY are hailed as a cancer-fighter due to the fruit's level of antioxidants. They're also fibre-rich.

2 POMEGRANATES contain a huge amount of antioxidants which can help reduce the effects of ageing.

3 STUDIES into the benefits of pomegranates are inconclusive but they have been shown to kill prostate cancer cells, but only in a test tube.

4 IN ANCIENT times, they were a symbol of fertility. According to researchers, a glass of pomegranate juice boosts testosterone levels in both men and women, making it a natural aphrodisiac.

5 THE fruit and its juice are full of immune-boosting vitamin C.

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Pomegranates are rich |in fibre, anti-oxidants and vitamin C

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Date:Nov 23, 2015
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