Pomegranates 'can stop muscles deteriorating with age'

New research has found a surprising benefit of eating this fruit

Pomegranates May Help Reverse Muscle Ageing, Say Researchers<

Tests on worms and mice have shown that intestinal bacteria transforms a molecule contained in pomegranates can dramatically slow down the aging of muscles.

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Scientists from Swiss research institute EPFL have established a start-up company, Amazentis SA, to develop their research into a medicine to help counteract age related muscle decline.