Fun Fruit Trivia: Pomegranates

 
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It's time to liven up that winter fruit bowl, and what could be better than filling it with pomegranates?

Pomegranates are delightful and festive fruits that can be found in supermarkets across the US during the winter. To celebrate the greatness of these tasty treats, we're making pomegranates the subject of our next installment of Fun Fruit Trivia.

What do you know about pomegranates?

Fun Fact #1: Pomegranates have significant "antioxidative, antimicrobial,and anti-inflammatory properties" (source).

Fun Fact #2: A single pomegranate contains about 600 edible arils (seeds).

Fun Fact #3: Whole pomegranates can last for up to 2 months in the refrigerator, so stock up when they go on sale.

Catch up on all your fun facts with the other installments in our trivia series...

References:

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7074153/
  2. https://healthysd.gov/pomegranates/
  3. https://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/school-nutrition/pdf/fact-sheet-pomegranate.pdf

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