Classified as a berry, the pomegranate is native to Persia and is one of the oldest known fruits, used for food as well as medicinally for centuries. Its prime season in most parts of the world is September through January. This slightly tart yet sweet berry takes some effort to prepare and eat — as basically, it’s a collection of lots of seeds, but with all of its health benefits, you may find it worth your while. Besides the whole, fresh fruit you can purchase pomegranate juice, and even pomegranate oil. …via Pomegranates: Health Benefits and Uses

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