Have you ever heard that pineapples belong to the fruit group called Bromeliad? They are one of the tastiest fruits from this group. Pineapples are formed by a group of individual berries that are combined together, and each of them represents the end of one and the beginning of another berry.
But, the berries aren’t the only part of this fruit that can be used. Today we are going to show you how to use the whole fruit together, even its peel.
Pineapples have numerous nutritive benefits
Pineapples are rich in vitamin C and manganese. They contain a dietary fiber and the enzyme known as bromelain.
Manganese defends antioxidants. Thiamine and vitamin B can also be found in the pineapples and they are an excellent source of energy.
Pineapples are an amazing addition to a healthy diet plan because contain low levels of sodium and they lower fat and cholesterol. A full cup of pineapples contains 82 calories.
Health Benefits Of Pineapple
1. An excellent anti-inflammatory fruit
Pineapple is the only fruit with a dietary source of bromelain. Yes, pineapples are rich in bromelain and the highest concentrations of this enzyme are in its core. The unique anti-inflammatory properties of the enzyme bromelain make it a perfect ingredient for people who are suffering from different sports injuries.
2. Pineapple promotes good heart health
Pineapples contain vitamin C. It’s a wonderful ingredient that is usually used for all kinds of heart problems. Many studies directed in Finland and China revealed that increased consumption of vitamin C lowers the risks of coronary diseases.
3. It Has amazing anti-carcinogenic properties
The enzyme bromelain is an incredible agent that efficiently fights off cancer. Pineapples work great in combination with chemotherapy because they successfully prevent the growth of the infected cancer cells. Pineapples contain beta carotene which protects the prostate and colon from cancer.
Pineapples are rich in vitamins and minerals including beta-carotene, vitamin C, copper, zinc, folic acid and you already know that these ingredients can improve the fertility in women and men.
5. It Prevents the development of Cataract
Vitamin C successfully protects your vision. If you increase your vitamin C intake you will lower the risk of developing a cataract.
Beta-carotene in pineapples is transformed in vitamin A during the digestion process. Some studies show that beta-carotene reduces asthma.
Pineapples have great anti-inflammatory properties and that’s why they are a great treatment for osteoarthritis!
How to prepare the AMAZING pineapple juice:
You’ll need these ingredients:
- One pineapple with peels
- A liter of filtered water
- Sweetener to taste.
How to make this pineapple juice:
Wash the pineapple peel, then peel it and separate its peel from the fruit. Cut off the crown. Take a pan, fill it with filtered water and put the peel in it. Boil the pineapple with a little pineapple pulp. Cool it down. Next, dilute it with a liter of water. Add sweetener (optionally). Strain the mixture and drink the juice.