Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts for Pomegranates
- 1 oz of pomegranate: 5 grams effective (net) carbohydrate and 19 calories.
- 1 medium pomegranate (slightly less than 3.5" in diameter or 5.5 ounces): 25 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 105 calories.
Glycemic Index for PomegranatesThere is no scientific study of the glycemic index of pomegranates, but since there is so little fiber, it could be similar to that of pomegranate juice, which one study showed to be 67.
Glycemic Load of Pomegranates
- 1 ounce of pomegranate: 2
1 medium pomegranate (slightly less than 3.5" in diameter or 5.5 ounces): 10
Health Benefits of PomegranatesPomegranates are a good source of vitamin C and potassium. They are also rich in phytonutrients, including ellagic acid and anthocyanins, which can protect cells from damage, lower risk of cardiovascular disease and provide other health benefits.
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Revised International Table of Glycemic Index (GI) and Glycemic Load (GL) Values—2002, compiled by David Mendosa.
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20.