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Grenadine seeds

To pop the seeds out, take a knife and score the whole fruit in quarters. Carefully peel back the skin of each piece and press against the pith to pop the seeds out.

There is a high percentage of fiber in pomegranate seeds, which is essential for a healthy digestive system. Fiber is important to keep your digestive system working efficiently. It prevents constipation so that waste from the food you eat moves easily through your body, which means less waste trapped in your body, which leads to overall better health. Fiber also helps good bacteria to grow in your gut.

Pomegranate arils contain Vitamins C and K, Potassium and folate.

If you find that you have leftover pomegranate seeds, you’ll want to visit this link for information on storing pomegranates and their seeds.

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Not only can pomegranate seeds be eaten, they are also the most often eaten part of the pomegranate fruit.

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The name comes from the Greek word meaning ‘many seeded’ and there can be up to 600 seeds in one fruit. In fact, the seeds can be up to one-third of the fruit’s weight.

Fiber

Pomegranates have been grown in the Mediterranean area for centuries and are now grown in other places in the world.

On one level, you should eat pomegranate seeds because they are the only edible part of the fruit. So, if you intend to eat a pomegranate at all, it is the seeds you will eat.

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Grenadine seeds

There, you are most likely to find the ripest pomegranates – the ones whose peels are beginning to crack open, their plump, ripe arils expanding beyond the peel’s ability to contain them.

Where to Find the Best Pomegranates

My parents have a big, beautiful pomegranate tree that fills with fruit every autumn. We wait until the last possible moment to harvest them, so their seeds have time to ripen to a deep red burgundy.

How to Eat a Pomegranate

Notice the gentle ridges along the outside of the pomegranate. Use your knife to cut along those ridges, just through the red part of the pomegranate skin, from blossom end to stem end.

Should you want to complicate that, make your own pomegranate juice from actual pomegranates. 

Another way that seems easier is shown in this video, also from Chow.com. You split the pomegranate in half then wack it with a stick. 

How to Remove Pomegranate Seeds

How to Make Grenadine

How to Remove Pomegranate Seeds and Make Grenadine the Easy Way

For the month of December I'll be looking at the pomegranate and its use in cocktails, including in grenadine and in PAMA pomegranate liqueur, the sponsor of the project. Check out the information developed just for bartenders at PamaPros.com.

Making grenadine at home used to be a real pain the butt, until bottled pomegranate juice became a thing. Now it's shamefully easy.

 It seems there are a few ways to remove the seeds from a pomegranate, a process that can leave one covered in clothing-staining red juice from head to toe.

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The super short version is this: add equal parts pomegranate juice and sugar; shake until the sugar dissolves. Done. 

The hard way seems to be manually as below. From what other people have said, using the bowl of water saves a lot of the mess.  The below advice comes from Chow.com.