Some interesting facts about grenades:
• The birthplace of pomegranates - the Middle East.
• Pomegranates belong to the berry family, they are classified as “super” fruits.
• Pomegranate trees grow in hot and dry climates and can grow for over 200 years.
• There are more than 760 varieties of pomegranates.
• Pomegranates are mentioned many times in the Bible.
• In the Qur’an, pomegranates are named as one of the fruits that will grow in the gardens of paradise.
• In Hinduism, pomegranate symbolizes prosperity and fertility.
• In Greece, the traditional gift of home sacrifice is a garnet, placed under or near the altar of the house for success, fertility, and abundance.
• India is the world’s largest pomegranate grower.
• A pomegranate festival is held in Goychay, Azerbaijan, every October.
• In ancient Rome, pomegranates were crushed and used as a dye.
• The city of Granada in Spain is named after the Spanish word for pomegranate, Granada.
• Pomegranate juice is a source of grenadine syrup used in flavorings and liqueurs.
• The taste of pomegranates varies depending on their variety and maturity. They can be very sweet, sour or even spicy. The taste is identical to cranberries, but is sweeter.
You can eat pomegranates by hand or with a spoon, they go well with green or fruit salads. In meat or poultry, rice or vegetarian dishes, they are also great for garnish.
• Pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, juices, cocktails and alcoholic beverages such as martini and wine.
• In Japan, the pomegranate plant is often used to grow / shape bonsai.
• Pomegranate seeds have traditionally been used for medicinal purposes.
• Pomegranates are free of cholesterol or saturated fat.
• Pomegranate is a rich source of soluble and insoluble fiber that helps the digestive system.
• This fruit has antioxidant, antiviral and antitumor properties and is a positive source of vitamins, especially vitamins A, C and E, as well as folic acid. Pomegranate consists of three times more antioxidants than wine and green tea. • Fruit left on the tree and extremely ripe eventually explodes, allowing hundreds of seeds to fall to the ground. That’s why the name of the grenade is associated with an explosive device.
The price per kilogram is 15.00€
After eating 100 grams, you will provide yourself:
calories: 83 kcal
carbohydrates: 18.7 g
protein: 1.67 g
fiber: 4 g
sugars: 13.67 g
fat: 1.17 g
<br> Vitamins:<br> A: 7 μg 1% recommended daily allowance (DN) <br>
Vitamin C: 10.2 mg
Vitamin E: 0.6 mg
Vitamin B1: 0.067 mg
Vitamin B2: 0.053 mg
Vitamin B3: 0.293 mg
Vitamin B5: 0.377 mg
Vitamin B6: 0.075 mg
Vitamin B9: 38 μg
Vitamin K: 16.4 μg
Zinc: 0.35 mg
Calcium: 10 mg
Magnesium: 12 mg
Potassium: 236 mg
Sodium: 3 mg
Iron: 0.3 mg
Phosphorus: 36 mg
Manganese: 0.119 μ