Nutrition Facts On Pomegranate

Pomegranate is one of those fruits which are really beneficial for you health and doctors advise to consume them for a lots of different reasons. But is you are on a diet or trying to reduce your daily calories will this fruit add something to your weight? Lets have a look.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 346 kJ (83 kcal)
Carbohydrates 18.7 g
– Sugars 13.67 g
– Dietary fiber 4 g
Fat 1.17 g
Protein 1.67 g
Thiamine (vit. B1) 0.067 mg (6%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2) 0.053 mg (4%)
Niacin (vit. B3) 0.293 mg (2%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.377 mg (8%)
Vitamin B6 0.075 mg (6%)
Folate (vit. B9) 38 μg (10%)
Choline 7.6 mg (2%)
Vitamin C 10.2 mg (12%)
Vitamin E 0.6 mg (4%)
Vitamin K 16.4 μg (16%)
Calcium 10 mg (1%)
Iron 0.3 mg (2%)
Magnesium 12 mg (3%)
Manganese 0.119 mg (6%)
Phosphorus 36 mg (5%)
Potassium 236 mg (5%)
Sodium 3 mg (0%)
Zinc 0.35 mg (4%)

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomegranate.

 

The good: This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber and Folate, and a very good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

The bad: A large portion of the calories in this food come from sugars.

 

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