Turns out, fruit from the Fertile Crescent may help fertility. Researchers in Turkey found that rats that drank 100 percent pomegranate juice for seven weeks had fewer deformed sperm. “Antioxidants in the fruit may protect sperm cell membranes,” says study author Gaffari TÜrk, PhD. More studies are needed in men.
The pomegranate, native to parts of tropical Asia but now grown throughout the world, is cultivated for its seeds and rind. The seeds are surrounded by a sweet, edible pulp. The rind, though inedible, has derivatives that are used in medicinal applications and tanning processes.
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Just added information for those who don’t know the pomegranate fruit. Because I don’t know it also honestly. So I’ve done the researching for you.