Pineapples

Pineapple: jam-packed with bromelain, a powerful anti-inflammatory enzyme that has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks & strokes, as well as increase fertility. Pineapples are a great way to get a delicious load of vitamin C, & eating them can have a positive effect on digestion. One cup (237 ml) of...

HEALTHY & FUN FRUITY FACTS

Tatianna

5/9/2021 1 min read

Pineapples  

Pineapple: jam-packed with bromelain, a powerful anti-inflammatory enzyme that has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks & strokes, as well as increase fertility. Pineapples are a great way to get a delicious load of vitamin C, & eating them can have a positive effect on digestion. One cup (237 ml) of pineapple provides 131% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for vitamin C & 76% of the RDI for manganese. Pineapples are loaded with vitamins & minerals including vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, & potassium. It is also rich in fiber & calories. On top of it all, this fruit is low in fat & cholesterol. Since pineapples are rich in vitamin C, they can fight off viruses that cause cough & colds. Even when you are already infected with such ailment, pineapples can help you, health experts claim. As the fruit is loaded with bromelain, it is effective in suppressing coughs & loosening mucus. If you have a cold with a productive cough, add pineapple to your diet. It is commonly used in Europe as a post-operative measure to cut mucous after certain sinus & throat operations. Those individuals who eat fresh pineapple daily report fewer sinus problems related to allergies.