Pomegranates possess many positive health benefits

Pomegranates possess several health benefits, including lowering bad cholesterol. (Thinkstock)

WASHINGTON – The answer to improving health — from slowing the aging process to stopping the spread of cancer — may lie in a fruit.

Yahoo! Health compiled a list of the health benefits of pomegranates.

Research shows the antioxidant-rich fruit can improve health by doing the following:

  • Slowing the aging process;
  • Increasing testosterone levels;
  • Lowering bad cholesterol;
  • Fighting cancer;
  • Reducing inflammation.

WTOP’s Veronica Robinson contributed to this report. Follow VRobWTOP, @WTOPLiving and @WTOP on Twitter.


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