Scientists have managed to prove pomegranates anti-aging potential: intestinal bacteria transform a molecule contained in the fruit with spectacular results. Although tests in humans are still underway, scientists have already published the initial promising results from animal studies in the journal Nature Medicine.
‘Urolithin A induces mitophagy and prolongs lifespan in C. elegans and increases muscle function in rodents’ published in Nature Medicine, July 2016
After a careful study of the team of scientists has concluded that the benefits urolitina And, probably lies in the fact that the substance activates the muscle tissue, causing remove damaged mitochondria – “power station” of cells. Once they are destroyed, the remaining healthy mitochondria begin to divide and multiply. In this case, they can operate more efficiently and produce more energy.
The researchers conclude that the consumption of pomegranate juice and a large number of berries and nutscan be beneficial to health.