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How does pomegranate juice help reduce blood pressure reading?

Blood pressure readings can be greatly influenced by what you eat, and there is a certain type of drink that can help lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure, which is pomegranate juice, according to the "Express" website.

Scientists have analyzed many scientific studies that revealed that pomegranate juice has some proven health effects on blood pressure. Researchers from the Australian University of Perth discovered that not only pomegranate juice has a positive effect on blood pressure, but fruit juices rich in polyphenols and antioxidants. Pomegranate juice has been shown to have antihypertensive properties among its many health benefits.


Several studies have shown that pomegranate juice can act as an anti-atherosclerosis and anti-inflammatory, and by gathering information from eight studies, it confirmed that consumption of pomegranate juice showed a significant decrease in blood pressure, as there was a decrease of 4.96 mmHg in systolic blood pressure after consuming pomegranate juice. On average, there was a decrease of 2.01 mm Hg in diastolic blood pressure, confirming the ability of pomegranate juice to reduce blood pressure readings.

The researchers concluded the importance of including pomegranate juice in a heart-healthy diet, and it is preferable that this juice is not added sugar, and another useful option is cranberry juice, which has also been shown to reduce systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings, as on average, it decreased Systolic blood pressure of about 3.68 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure of about 1.52 mm Hg. It is also required that the juice of berries is not sweetened with sugar.


Research has also shown the benefits of green tea in reducing systolic blood pressure by 2.1 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure by 1.7 mm Hg, while black tea recorded an average decrease in systolic blood pressure by 1.4 mm Hg and a decrease in diastolic blood pressure by 1.1 mm Hg.