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Monday, November 28, 2011

Pomegranate Juice to Reduce Stress

Monday, November 28, 2011

There is a new beverage choices for your lunch at the office, pomegranate juice. The drink is suspected to make us more excited to do various tasks in the office.

According to a study, found that pomegranate juice is previously known to lower heart rate and can help overcome stress, it can make people feel more positive towards work.

The scientists studied a group of volunteers who drank 500 ml of pomegranate juice every day for two weeks. At the beginning and end of the study, their pulse rate were measured and they were asked to fill out a questionnaire to describe their moods and feelings about the job. The study, funded by a pomegranate juice company shows nearly all workers are reported to be more enthusiastic, inspired, proud, and active.

Before research, the participants tended to describe the feelings of depression, anxiety, guilt, and shame. When compared with the initial two weeks, most have a pulse rate is lower.

According to scientists, the nutrients contained in pomegranates can reduce anxiety and prevent cardiovascular disease. Pomegranate may also prevent the spread of cancer cells. Pomegranates are rich in vitamins A, C, E, iron, and antioxidants, which neutralize free radicals

Pomegranate has a high antioxidant content, even the content of antioxidants is higher than the content of antioxidants found in green tea or red wine.


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