Pomegranates are a beautiful fruit, with shiny red “jewels” called arils inside, containing sweet, juicy nectar that surrounds a white seed in the middle. Pomegranate is an extremely healthy fruit. Pomegranates are rich in vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. The majority of that fiber is found in the white seeds hiding beneath the pockets of juice. It contains 48 percent of the recommended daily vitamin C intake, important for a variety of health functions.Pomegranate seeds contain a high number of antioxidants, which help protect the body against inflammation and free radical damage.