Pomegranate seeds (or, more formally, arils) aren’t just delicious, they’re good for you, too. At just 72 calories a cup, pomegranate arils go light on your waistline, and heavy on antioxidants and nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium and fiber. Some research suggests that eating pomegranate seeds regularly may be protective against cancer and diabetes. Other research suggests that those little good-for-you gems may help reduce risk of heart disease as well.
The only trouble with this tasty superfood is that every time you try to eat it, you’re caught red-handed… literally! Reap all the benefits of pomegranate seeds without any of the mess with our simple kitchen hack.