Functional pomegranateThis article was originally published in Foodnews
EARTHLY Delights of the US has launched a range of pomegranate juice blends sweetened with stevia. The drinks contain an antioxidant/ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) value of 5 000 per serving, along with 100% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C, and 50% of the sugar compared with pure pomegranate juice. Focus is a pomegranate/blueberry blend with added extracts of gingko biloba, grape seed and hibiscus. Hearten blends pomegranate with cherry and extracts of wild berry, hibiscus and grape seed, and Defense incorporates pineapple, mangosteen and mango juices plus extracts of camu-camu.