Amazing Health Benefits of Pineapple

Amazing Health Benefits of Pineapple

By Palak Mittal  on: 28 February 2016
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Very few people know that pineapple is the second most favourite tropical fruit in the world. Fresh pineapple juice has adequate quantity of vitamins, enzymes and minerals which are good for overall development of health. It has many health benefits and can fight against stomach infections,constipation, indigestion, arthritis and sinusitis. As far as its benefits are concerned, the fully ripened fruit is the most beneficial one.

Pineapple Juice Improves Digestion

The enzyme bromelain present in Pineapple is useful in digestion and ensure neutralization of acids. Bromelain breaks down protein into simpler form and promotes digestion. It regulates pancreas secretion to aid in digestion process. Besides natural digestion aids, bromelain encourages healing of wounds, reduce pain in arthritis. Bromelain also helps in treatment of indigestion and acts as anti-inflammatory agent.

Anti-Cancer Properties

Studies show that bromelain has the potential to act as an effective cancer-fighting agent. Specifically, claims suggest that it works in unison with chemotherapy to suppress the growth of cancer cells.

It also contains beta-carotene, which can protect against prostate cancer and possibly colon cancer.

It is also beneficial in inflammatory conditions like acne, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and rosacea.

It is also used as immunity booster. Bromelain enzyme has anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting and anti-cancerous substance.

Pineapple Strengthens Bones

Pineapple is good in maintaining strong and healthy bones due to presence of manganese. A cup of pineapple juice contains about 73 percent of manganese for daily requirement of the body. Pineapple helps to grow bones at the younger stage while strengthening at the older stage.  The juice contains vitamin C and solves the problems related with gums. Instead of strengthening of bones, manganese is also useful in healing wounds, blood sugar regulation, increases immunity and keeps the skin healthy.

Pineapple helps in Cataract Prevention & is Good for Eyesight

Vitamin C also plays a crucial role in protecting vision. A recent study showed that higher intake of vitamin C reduces the risk of cataract, which is cloudiness of the lens that can interfere with vision.

Pineapple contains beta-carotene and vitamin A that good for eyesight. Eating pineapple prevents macular degeneration and reduces the risk of vision loss at the old age, as suggested by many studies. The presence of anti-oxidants helps to solve the eye related problems and maintains good eye health.

Pineapple Combats Arthritis and Joint Pain

Drinking a glass of pineapple juice can greatly help to alleviate the signs and symptoms of arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory in nature. Pineapple juice reduces pain to old age people who are initially suffering from arthritis. Juice of pineapple also gives relief from muscle pain. The presence of bromelain enzyme is considered to reduce inflammation and swelling.

Pineapple Reduces the Risk of Hypertension

Pineapple juice reduces hypertension due to adequate presence of potassium and lesser amount of sodium.  This proportion of potassium and sodium is the best way to combat high blood pressure.  A cup of pineapple juice contains about 1 milligram of sodium and 195 milligram of potassium.  So, it is suggested that persons suffering from hypertension may take pineapple regularly. Pineapple is considered as the fruit which has among the lowest amount of sodium in fruits.

Pineapple Keeps Teeth and Gum Healthy

Pineapple contains high amount of vitamin C which are beneficial for strong teeth.  Eating pineapple strengthens gums thus keep our teeth healthy and strong. It prevents plaque formation by restricting the activities of bacteria, reduces the risk of periodontal diseases and gingivitis.

Pineapple Good for Heart Health

Pineapple improves blood circulation, good for heart health and ensures smooth blood flow in the circulatory system.  Bromelain present in Pineapple makes blood thinner which reduces the chances of heart attack, stroke and other heart diseases.  Antioxidants in vitamin C also lower the risks of heart diseases by combating free radicals.  Vitamin C also prevents atherosclerosis. It acts like an anti-coagulant.


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