Pineapple Benefits for Health
Pineapple is one of my most favorite fruits and I love the vibrant tropical flavor that balances the tastes of sweet and tart. I’ve always enjoyed eating Pineapples and how they’d make me feel afterwards. Besides being a yummy fruit and satisfying our taste buds, it also satisfies many health related needs. S today we will be discussing about the health benefits of Pineapple.
A great source of minerals and Vitamins
Pineapples are loaded with vitamins and minerals that promote good health and glowing skin. It contains vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, and potassium and is also enriched with fiber. This yumm fruit is also low in fat and cholesterol.
Prevents Cough and Colds
Vitamin C is known as our breakfast cereal for the body. Pineapples are rich in vitamin C and thus is proves to very helpful in fighting off viruses that cause cough and colds. A few slices or cubes of pineapple can keep the viruses at bay. Even when you are already infected with such ailment, pineapples can help you. Take few pieces of pineapples daily along with the right medications prescribed by your doctor.
Pineapple is also known to build and maintain strong bones. They contain high amount of manganese which help in strengthening bones and connective tissues. Researchers say that a cup of pineapple juice can provide a 73% of the required manganese for a day. 73% of manganese boost from just a cup of water. Regular consumption of pineapple helps to fight against arthritis.
Loosening mucus and prevents clotting
This fruit has bromelain, which is not only effective in suppressing coughs, but also helps in loosening mucus. Thus very effective if anybody is suffering from lung cancer.
Bromelain also has anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting and anti-cancer properties.
Enriched in a nutrient known as beta-carotene, Pineapple reduces the risk for developing asthma.
Regular consumption of pineapple helps to fight against indigestion and worm infestation.
Blood pressure Control
Increasing potassium intake by consuming potassium enriched fruit like pineapple can help to lower blood pressure.
Taking care of eyes
Flores said, “Pineapples can help reduce the risk of macular degeneration, a disease that affects the eyes as people age, due in part to its high amount of vitamin C and the antioxidants it contains,”
Pineapple is rich in Vitamin C and it benefits in strengthening your gums, keeping your teeth healthy and strong. Say goodbye to pyria.
Healthy skin is the sign of healthy body. It is scientifically proved that Vitamin C is a powerful anti-oxidant that works on collagen synthesis and fades pigmentation present on the surface of the skin. Men and women of all ages, everyday, should eat pineapples. As said, it increases the synthesis of collagen in our skin (preventing scurvy) and it is an excellent anti oxidant that helps reduce skin damage done by the environment.
I enjoy having pineapple. It’s a must in my diet now. I have pineapple chunks for breakfast every day. It is too healthy and yummy to be ignored. So start including pineapples in your daily diet. Stay healthy and stay happy.
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