With the party season starting with the lead up to Christmas, if you’re trying to conceive or prepping your body for fertility treatment, it can be a really difficult time
if you’re trying to avoid alcohol, why not try this fantastic pomegranate punch!
As one of the oldest known fruits, the pomegranate, has been revered as a symbol of health and fertility
Pomegranates contain high levels of polyphenols and flavonoids which are powerful antioxidants. They also contain vitamin C, vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid), folic acid aswell as vitamin A, vitamin E and Fibre.
The pomegranate is thought to improve and help balance oestrogen and progesterone levels in women and to improve sperm quality and erectile dysfunction in men too.
Sparkling Pomegranate Mocktail
Ingredients (serves 2)
• 2 large Pomegranates (use the seeds)
• 3 Oranges or 6 sweet clementines / tangerines- the sweeter the better
• 1 half pint glass of sparkling water (add more water if you wish to make it go round further).
• Ice cubes
Use a juicer to extract the juice from the oranges and pomegranate seeds. Add the sparkling water and a few ice cubes.
Serve immediately garnished with orange, mint, strawberries!