The UK National Health Service claims that the normal daily consumption of pineapple is 2 rings or 12 chunks. Due to its unique structure, pineapple can help keep you healthy and prevent a lot of diseases.
Bright Side collected the data from the latest research about this unique fruit.
10. It will help you lose weight if combined with physical training.
The bromelain contained in pineapple stimulates the digestive functions and can help to get rid of cellulitis by speeding up the process of protein digestion.
Pineapple cannot magically dissolve fat. However, if you combine pineapple consumption with physical training and do not exceed the daily norm of calories, it will help you to improve your results.
9. You will get rid of inflammation.
8. Your heart will become a better shape.
Pineapple contains bromelain, which helps your body fight inflammation. It will help to reduce swelling, relieve pain, and heal wounds faster. In addition, bromelain helps your body remove damaged cells.
It is also believed that it can speed up the renewal of connective tissue, and so it is widely used when treating sporting injuries: bruises, blisters, and sprains.
The vitamin C contained in pineapple will prevent problems with blood vessels and help to produce collagen inside your bones, cartilage, muscles, and blood vessels.
7. You will keep the same level of vision.
Pineapple contains vitamin A, which helps keep your vision sharp. Beta-carotene strengthens its action. Everyday consumption of pineapples can reduce the risk of macular degeneration.
6. Your bones will be stronger.
The calcium and magnesium contained in pineapple can make your bones stronger. 1 glass of pineapple juice is enough to receive more than 70% of the daily norm of manganese.
5. It will prevent a blood stroke.
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Pineapple contains a lot of potassium, which helps to decrease blood pressure and prevent a blood stroke. It can also help to avoid myocardial infarction by removing deposits inside the blood vessels.
4. You will be young for longer.
There is a lot of manganese inside pineapple, and it protects your body from free radicals. These radicals can ruin your cells and speed up the aging process inside your skin and organs.
3. Your digestion system will return to normal.
Pineapple pulp, as well as its juice, can help the process of digestion by fighting abdominal distention and constipation. It can also help with ulcerative colitis or stomach ulcers, but only as a supportive remedy and after a doctor’s prescription.
However, since pineapple juice can increase stomach acidity, you have to be very careful if you have gastritis or a gastroduodenal ulcer.
2. Blood sugar levels will decrease.
Pineapple fiber can slow down the speed of sugar digestion, thus decreasing blood sugar levels.
1. It will elevate fertility.
Bromelain has also proved itself by improving blood circulation inside the womb and as a preventive care against miscarriages.