Pomegranate is a fruit that contains hundreds of edible seeds called arils. They are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and bioactive plant compounds, but they also contain some sugar.
Pomegranates contains two plant compounds with powerful medicinal properties. Pomegranate may also be useful against breast cancer.
Pomegranates have an impressive nutrient profile — one cup of arils (174 grams) contains (2): Fiber: 7 grams. Protein: 3 grams. Vitamin C: 30% of the RDI.
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place, out of direct sunlight. Whole fruit can be refrigerated.