How is your food classified? What category is it part of?
My food I choose is Pomegranate. This is pomegranate.
How and where is your food produced or grown?
What specific body system(s) does your food benefit? Why?
Pomegranate is good for the Circulatory System because it protects the heart and blood vessels. Pomegranate is good for the Vascular system because improves blood flow and keeps the blood vessels from becoming stiff and thick. Pomegranate is good for the Cardiovascular system because it slows the growth of tooth plaque and buildup of cholesterol in the arteries.
Blood Flow And Blood Vessels
Pomegranate is part of the fruit category. Pomegranate is classified because Pomegranate is technically a berry. Berries are fruits that come from a single flower with one ovary and have several seeds. Pomegranate contains vitamin c, k, potassium/
How does your food benefit the body? Is it used for growth, repair, or maintenance?
Pomegranate can be grown in dry areas with either a Mediterranean winter rainfall climate. Pomegranate grows from a seed, which grows to a tree, then the tree grows flowers in it, lastly the flower produces pomegranate. When pomegranate turns a bit green, they are ripe.
Fun Facts 1
1- The word pomegranate means apple with many seeds.2- Pomegranates are native to the Middle East.3- Pomegranates belong to the berry family.4- Pomegranates are classified as a super fruit.5- Pomegranates can be stored up to 2 months in the refrigerator.
1- Pomegranates grown in the United States are typically in season from September to December.2- Pomegranates do not contain cholesterol or saturated fats. 3- Pomegranate trees grow in hot and dry climates.4- Pomegranate trees are grown commercially and domestically (in home gardens).5- Pomegranate trees can live for over 200 years.
Pomegranate is very good for the Circulatory System, vascular system, and Cardiovascular system.
Fun Facts 2
Pomegranate has up to three times more antioxidants than green tea. Antioxidants protect cells from damage, prevent diseases like cancer and slows aging.