Pomegranate

Approximately the size of large oranges, pomegranates have a leathery reddish-pink skin. Underneath the skin, membranous walls and bitter tissue cradle hundreds of sacs filled with small seeds. The translucent red pulp that surrounds the seeds has a coveted, slightly sweet yet tart taste. Pomegranate seeds are often processed into a juice.  The pomegranate is a truly ancient food, having been cultivated by humans for over 4,000 years.  The word pomegranate is derived from the Latin word meaning "apple with many seeds."  Pomegranates have long been considered a super food; they..

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