Mind, Body, Soul
The super fruit pomegranate is linked to memory and cognition benefits. It is sweet/tart and jewel-toned red. It has an abundance of antioxidants; anthoncyanins are antioxidants, they give pigment to plants.
Pomegranate juice has the triple the antioxidant properties of green tea. Potential cognitive benefits have attracted much recent academic interests.
Emerging science research link the polyphenols in pomegranates to improved cognition in older adults. It proved that older adults at risk of mild age related memory complaints, increased verbal memory performance and increased functional brain activity (measured by fMRI) compared to a placebo group.
To determine the long term effects of pomegranate juice and extract on a range of cognitive functions, more studies will be conducted( SHAPE, Jan/Feb.,2015).