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Pomegranate – A Rich Source of Antioxidants

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ACE Inhibitors – Pomegranate juice may have some of the same properties as ACE inhibitors used to control high blood pressure. Taking pomegranate with these medications may make the effects of the drugs too strong.
Blood Pressure – Pomegranate juice may help lower blood pressure. Taking pomegranate with medications for high blood pressure may cause blood pressure to be too low.
Statins – These medications to lower cholesterol may interact with pomegranate juice.

Some researchers believe pomegranate juice, like grapefruit juice, may interact or interfere with a number of different medications. Tell your health care provider about all supplements you choose to take, including pomegranate.

National Institutes of Health: Medline Plus
University of Maryland Medical Center
National Geographic

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