Stresses at workplace are very harmful both to our professional output and our overall health. According to recent study, conducted by the specialists of Queen Margaret Universityin Edinburgh, such natural remedy as fresh pomegranate juice can help us feel more enthusiastic, energetic and positive, this way developing stronger resistivity to stresses at the workplace. Before, pomegranate juice was known as a great natural solution for nervous tension and negative emotions linked to the notorious middle-age crisis.
Other well-researched and proven health benefits of pomegranate juice include boosting the function of our cardiovascular system, lowering blood pressure and preventing various kidney diseases. In addition, many scientific studies have found that pomegranates are rich in natural antioxidants, and a regular consumption of these amazing refreshing fruits is inked to slowed down aging processes on cellular levels, as well as substantially lower risks of various types of cancer.
During the experiments sponsored by one of the leading pomegranate company, the participants were offered to drink 500 ml of high quality juice on a daily basis. In two weeks, they were asked to describe their feelings about their job and answer other related questions. Also, their pulse and heart rate were monitored during the experiments. It turned out that the majority of the 60 participants were less likely to feel distressed, dejected and pressed with the problems at workplace, at the same time their pulse rate was lower than it was before the experiment started.
These findings gave the grounds for the specialists to suggest that a regular consumption of pomegranate juice is connected with lower effects of stresses at the workplace on people. Dr Emad Al-Dujaili, one of the study group leaders, comments on the findings as the following: “On the basis of these findings there is a justified argument for busy workers to drink pomegranate juice to help alleviate chronic stress and maintain good health.” He claims that pomegranate juice should be considered among the most therapeutic natural juices as health benefits of pomegranate juice are numerous. The experts intend to go on their work and make the findings ready for the final presentation in Barcelona in October 2011.