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At a time when the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been raising questions about the medical benefits of pomegranate juice, charging that the company that manufactures Pom Wonderful has been “making false and unsubstantiated claims about the power of their pomegranate elixir,” Israeli researchers are saying that pomegranate juice may have benefits for kidney patients on dialysis.

According to the story, “They found that such patients who gulped a few cups of the tart liquid every week lowered their chances of infections, the second-leading killer of the more than 350,000 Americans on dialysis.”
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