Pineapple contains one of the most important enzymes bromelain. Bromelain is the key component of pineapple that provides a lot of health benefits.
Following are the benefits of pineapple;
- Bromelain and pineapple – bromelain provides many health benefits, it is found useful as an anti-inflammatory, reduces swelling, and assisting in the treatment of acute sinusitis, sore throat, arthritis and gout. Bromeliads another characteristic is, if it is eaten with any other food its health benefits will be taken to digest the other food. Therefore, it is advisable to take pineapple between the meals without any other food.
- Pineapple is high in anti-oxidant – pineapple is rich in vitamin C. it offers maximum amount of benefits by protecting the body against free radicals that affects the healthy cell of human body. Free radicals also lead to the problem of Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Presence of vitamin C enables the proper working of immune system thus, protects from flu and cold.
- Manganese – pineapple contains manganese, mineral necessary for energy production in the body. Along with manganese, it is also a good source of thiamine (vitamin B1) that helps in producing another energy producing enzymes.
- Macular degeneration – pineapple has been found to provide good eye-health and age related problems to eye. Three serves of particular fruit a day that contains anti-oxidant low down the risk of such condition.
- Pineapple stem – researchers have found that pineapple stem contains hidden molecule that defense against certain amount of cancer like breast, ovarian, lungs, colon and skin cancer.
- It regulates the cells and found helpful in the enlargement of the thyroid glands
- Pineapple is good during chronic digestive problem
- Helps in curing bronchitis i.e. inflammation of the bronchial tubes
- Catarrh (secretion of mucous membranes)
- High blood pressure
- Fresh pineapple juice also used in intestinal worms
- Prevent form arthritis; disease of joints
- Fresh fruit is good to control diphtheria and infections of the throat or other parts of the body
- Prevent nausea. Take 230cc of pineapple juice or papaya juice