(ORDO NEWS) — Some people pick out the seeds from pomegranate and grapes, while others eat the fruit right with them. Who is right?
Many people remove grape seeds and pomegranate seeds from fruits, but in vain – they contain a lot of useful trace elements and vitamins. So, maybe you should reconsider your habits?
Grape and pomegranate seeds are not very pleasant to chew, and their remains can get stuck between the teeth. In addition, some people believe that inside the body, these bones can be harmful. Of course, this is not true. In fact, grape seeds contain a large amount of nutrients and vitamins:
- Vitamin E and others
The phenolic compounds found in pomegranate seeds improve memory and overall brain health. The seeds are used to make an extract , which is a useful food supplement. It is available in liquid or solid form. It is obtained by removing the oil from the seeds, drying, grinding and further processing.
This extract is rich in antioxidants that have a positive effect on blood circulation and blood pressure, as well as strengthen the walls of blood vessels. At the same time, their effectiveness can be 10-20 times greater than that of those compounds found in fresh vegetables and fruits.
How grape and pomegranate seeds affect the body
Certain age-related changes can be explained by the accumulation of senescent cells, due to which the secretory phenotype associated with aging develops .
Scientists have found that this process can be stopped by a substance contained in grape seeds. Procyanidin has a selective effect on senescent cells and shows remarkable results in experiments on mice. The study showed not only an improvement in the physical condition of the rodents, but also an increase in their life expectancy.
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