Pineapples are perhaps one of the widest consumed tropical fruit in the world. It tastes amazing and can be eaten as well as processed into juice. Although many people prefer it in juice form, there are countless benefits to eating it fresh. Getting through its hard shell might be a daunting task, but once you get through, the yellow inner fruit is delicious. The fruit could be a bit sour, but it all depends on your luck so that makes it fun to consume. You never really know what you might get.
Pineapples help improve your health and boost your immune system to provide you optimum protection against external viruses and bacteria. Other than that, continuous use of the fruit can help you lose weight as well as help you get rid of chronic cough. Pineapples have a lot of health benefits and are also prescribed to people suffering with
respiratory complications. They contain ample amounts of bromelain that is responsible for cancer prevention, a reduction in inflammation as well as a good digestion system. Gone are the days where you will feel constipated after eating anything.
Great Source of Healthy Carbs.
pineapple contain three kinds of carbohydrates that help the body
They are called glucose, sucrose and fructose. They are necessary for chemical reactions in the body and a single cup of pineapples has around 21.7 grams of carbohydrates. This means that even if all you consume are pineapples, you will still get the necessary carbohydrates you need to survive.
It May Help Heal Wounds
Certain diseases can prevent the body from healing itself properly. A weak body cannot sustain its cellular growth hence the person’s life could be in danger. The high quantity of bromelain in pineapples has shown to increase the healing ability in human beings. The research out in Saarland University produced such amazing results that later on the findings were used to manufacture and promote pineapple lotions.
Along with bromelain, pineapples also contain manganese that is for bone regeneration as well as bone growth and help. Pineapples have an ample amount of manganese present making them the perfect substitute for meat or milk. A German study therefore states that by eating one cup of pineapples, you are able to consume 65% of your daily mineral intake.
Pineapples also consist of astringent, which helps prevent bacteria from affecting your gums. We are still susceptible to bacterial infection in our gums regardless of whether we brush our teeth or not. In that situation, a cup of pineapples can help reduce the risk of you having to suffer for weeks, not to mention the constant pain you face while trying to chew something. Pineapples really are nature’s greatest gift to us as they have all the properties needed to help defend us against a world full of diseases, infections and most of all, cancer.
STEPHANIE E. HEMEN