The 5 Health Benefits Of Pineapple you need to know

Pineapple is a tropical plant with edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, and the most economically significant plant in the Bromeliaceae family.

However, not everyone knew the fruit has its exciting health benefits. The deliciously sweet fruit can help improve many people’s quality of life since it delivers many healthy pluses to the average human body.

Available all the year round, pineapple is an inexpensive, nutritious fruit. Below are some reasons to stock up on pineapple and enjoy the juicy delicacies.

1. It is rich in Vitamin C


A cup of pineapple chunks contains 131 percent of the daily value of Vitamin C, which helps protect the body against viruses. It also helps the skin in having strong defence mechanism against infection. So, instead of having just your oranges and watermelon, mixing it up with the juicy flavour of pineapple will go a very long way to get your daily requirement of this important nutrient.

2. It helps you have strong bones

A cup of approximately 165 grams of pineapple has about 76% of the recommended daily value of manganese which is essential for maintaining strong bones and healthy connective tissues. Thus, in addition to brushing your teeth and flossing, you should add a healthy dose of pineapple to your dental routine.

3. It is a good digestive aid

The intake of pineapple helps in digesting food. Pineapples contain bromelain, an enzyme that helps greatly in digestion, it helps controls coughs, and loosens mucus. It is however best to eat pineapple in between meals as a snack. Bromelain is also very effective at reducing inflammation from infections and injuries thus it helps reduce swelling, bruising, healing time, and pain after physical injuries and surgery.

4. Idle for weight watchers

Quite a lot of people are watching their weights in this era of ours. Pineapples is a great natural sweet and filling way to watch ones weight. Pineapples which are 87% water and relatively few calories as compared to high-sugar or high-fat foods.

5. Improves your eye sight

Pineapples along with carrots keep your eyes bright and healthy! Having about three or more servings of fruit a day too lowers risks of losing one’s vision during old age by as much as 36 percent.


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