For UCLA, Pomegranate Research Is Sweet and Sour

For UCLA, Pomegranate Research Is Sweet and Sour 1

Bob Chamberlin, Los Angeles Times

Stewart and Lynda Resnick, owners of Roll Global, provided money for UCLA scientists to do research on the health benefits of pomegranate juice, one of their products. They have also donated millions to the university.

"Drink to Prostate Health." "The Antioxidant Superpill." "Take Out a Life Insurance Supplement." Pomegranates are a superfood, or at least that’s what ads told us for years in newspapers and magazines.

Those ads have now vanished. They were banned as part of a lengthy battle between the couple behind Pom Wonderful, the company responsible for the ads and the federal government. Tangled up in that dispute, in more ways than one, is the University of California at Los