Did you know that some theorists believe that the pomegranate, and not the apple, was the fruit of knowledge forbidden to Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden?1Thankfully, pomegranates are no longer forbidden to us – not even to the diabetics among us. It is in fact good for diabetics2 and people with heart problems.3
Here are two pomegranate smoothie recipes from two of our experts.
As per Ayurveda, pomegranates are good for normalizing all the three doshas of kapha, pitta, and vata and especially cooling for those with a pitta dosha imbalance. They nourish the blood tissue (rakta dhatu) and strengthen the liver. But because the fruit also has a drying effect, people with a dominant vata dosha should not consume too much.