From being revered as the symbol for fertility and prosperity to a fruit sent by God to bring emotional and physical peace among the mankind, the pomegranate holds many titles. This exotic fruit is touted for its benefits, one of which includes weight loss.

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Let's look at five ways the pomegranate helps you lose weight and boosts your overall health. You'll be surprised at how versatile and healthy it really is. And luckily it's in season, so you can chow down!

This post was originally published on December 4, 2014.

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