March 27, 2012

Health Benefits of Pineapple

Pineapples are some of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. They are sweet, juicy, and delicious. More importantly, they are very healthy and nutritious.  Pineapples have a vibrant tropical flavor and exceptional juiciness which balances the tart and sweet tastes. Pineapple is one of the fruits which is like heaven to eat. The juicy and good ripe pineapple satisfies sweet cravings as well as any chocolate bar.

Pineapple is rich source of vitamin C and contains antioxidant that protects against cancer also it contains Bromelain enzymes which slow down the growth of cancerous cells.

It is no wonder many people who want to have a healthy lifestyle include these fruits in their diets.  

Here are some of the many health benefits of eating pineapples.

1. Packed with Vitamins and Minerals

Pineapples are loaded with vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, and potassium. It is also rich in fiber and calories. On top of it all, this fruit is low in fat and cholesterol. All the nutrients it contains promote good health.

2. Prevents Cough and Colds

Since pineapples are rich in vitamin C, it can fight off viruses that cause cough and colds. Even when you are already infected with such ailment, pineapples can help you. Drinking 3 cups of Pineapples juice helps body to recover from the flu.These fruits have bromelain, which is effective in suppressing coughs and loosening mucus. Eating pineapples while taking the right medications prescribed by the doctor for your sickness can help you recover more quickly.

3. Strengthens Bones

Pineapple helps in building up strong healthy bones. As it is rich with manganese and minerals which is necessary for building bones also it is used to treat rheumatoid. In fact, if you consume a cup of pineapple, you can already get 73 percent of your total body requirement for manganese.

4. Keeps Gums Healthy

People are always very concerned with their teeth that they sometimes fail to give importance to the gums, which are equally essential since they hold the teeth in place. If a person has unhealthy gums, his/her teeth would be in bad condition, and eventually will fall out. Eating pineapple will strengthen your gums that will help keep your teeth healthy and strong.Pineapples prevents plaque and gum diseases as it is rich with vitamin c.

5. Lowers Risk of Macular Degeneration

Pineapples are known to prevent different kinds of ailments. One example is macular degeneration. This disease, which is the primary cause of vision loss in adults, is caused by damage to the retina. Reading, recognizing faces, and doing daily activities can become a lot more difficult because of this problem. Including pineapple in your diet can lower risk of this disease by as much as 36 percent. This is because this fruit contains beta carotene that is good for our sense of sight.

6. Alleviates Arthritis

Since these fruits have anti-inflammatory qualities, eating pineapples can greatly alleviate the pain of arthritis while at the same time improve the condition by strengthening the bones. Apart from arthritis, it can also improve other similar conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome and gout.

7. Improves Digestion

Bromelain found in pineapples work to neutralize fluids to ensure that they are not too acidic. It also helps regulate the secretions in the pancreas to aid in digestion. Apart from that, since bromelain has protein-digesting properties, it can keep the digestive track healthy. The bromelain enzyme in the pineapple helpful in digestion, reduce bloating, nausea, constipation and irritable bowel syndrome symptoms.

8.  Benefits of Pineapple for skin

Accelerate the healing of wounds and It keeps skin soft as it contains enzymes that make skin elastic , cure infected tissue resulting from injuries and reduce brown age spots.

9. Benefits of Pineapple for blood circulation.

It reduce the risk of hypertension. because pineapple contains high amount of sodium and potassium.
Pineapple is a natural remedy for angina because it improve the blood circulation in narrowed arteries

Pineapples reduces the risk of blood clots and prevent heart attack as it is rich with bromelain enzyme. Pineapple is very efficient in treating arteriosclerosis and anemia.

10. Additional benefits of pineapple 

Pineapple helpful in removing intestinal worms,it is great for the brain and memory loss , diuretic and It is good source of manganese,which help producing energy and It is helpful in goiter .


Advin Charles said...

The pineapples is good for cholesterol and blood circulation. Pineapples is good at getting rid of the blemishes and scars. It is good for skin.

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Andy Brown said...

Pineapple seems like a king of fruits according to qualities of useful features and vitamnis. I love it. I always include it into my diet and ration. I love its juice....Mmmmm delicious....


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