He continued: “You need the cells to take the glucose up because if it stays in the blood then it’s very dangerous and then you run the risk of your cells dying.”
So, the red drink can be beneficial for more than one aspect of diabetes.
How much do I need to drink?
Mr Hobson said: “In the studies, they used 1.5 millilitres (ml) per kilogram of body weight.
“The current recommendation by the Government, if you look at your five a day, there should be no more than 150 ml.
“So, if you’re just drinking a glass of pomegranate juice within that guidance that theoretically should be enough.”