The dosage of pomegranate used in the studies varied. Most provided 50 mL of juice daily (equal to 1.5 mmol total polyphenols); however, the quantities ranged from 20 to 250 mL. Also, some of the studies used a standardized, commercially available pomegranate preparation, while others used freshly squeezed juice. The study that used POMx provided daily pomegranate doses of 710, 1000, and 1420 mg. The study that used Radical Fruits provided a daily dose of 900 mg. In another study, 40 g of pomegranate juice was given daily. In general, 50 mL of pomegranate juice daily is recommended for patients with hypertension and atherosclerosis. Dosages for patients with hyperlipidemia evaluated in the studies ranged from 900 mg to 40 g daily.
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