Pomegranate Antioxidant Power: Tips & Recipes (cont.)

Yield: 4 large servings

Per serving: 140 calories, 6 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fat, 1.2 g saturated fat, 69 mg cholesterol, 0.3 g fiber, 74 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 19%.

Pomegranate Punch

WebMD Weight Loss Clinic members: Journal as 1 cup fruit juice

1/2 cup pomegranate juice
1/2 cup orange juice (the freshly squeezed type, if available)
1/2 cup diet grapefruit juice soda (or diet 7 UP)

  • Add all ingredients to a large glass and stir.
  • Add ice as desired and serve.

Yield: 1 serving

Per serving: 125 calories, 1 g protein, 30 g carbohydrate, 0.4 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 0.4 g fiber, 4 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 3%.

Recipes provided by Elaine Magee; © 2006 Elaine Magee

Elaine Magee, MPH, RD, is the "Recipe Doctor" for the WebMD Weight Loss Clinic and the author of numerous books on nutrition and health. Her opinions and conclusions are her own.

Published September 8, 2006.

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