Health Benefits of Eating Pineapple

Health Benefits of Eating Pineapple

Pineapples are rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidents. They have unique taste and despite of their sweetness, pineapples are low in calories.

Pineapples are the powerhouse of nutrients and has several health benefits. They contain bromelain, protein, carbohydrates, sugar, and soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. And the vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, thiamin, vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin B6, and folate. Minerals like potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, sodium, and magnesium.

Here are some of the health benefits of pineapples

Boosts Immune Systems

Pineapple is rich in vitamin C, and provides you the daily recommended value. Vitamin C helps fight against diseases, reducing illnesses and boosting the immune system by stimulating the activity of white blood cells and acting as an antioxidant to defend against the harmful effects of free radicals.

Strong Bones

Pineapple contains about 75 percent of the daily-recommended value of manganese, which is essential in developing strong bones and connective tissue. It also helpsin preventing osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.

Prevents Cancer

Pineapple is most effective in treating cancer. The high antioxidants, vitamin A, beta-carotene, bromelain, flavonoids and manganese in pineapples helps fight the free radicals. It prevents cancers like mouth, throat and breast cancer.

Aids Digestion

Pineapple aids in good digestion and prevent constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  Pineapple is rich in fiber and bromelain, which stimulates protein digestion, reduces gut inflammation, and therefore, treats digestive issues.

Healing Wounds

Pineapple is high in vitamin C content, which helps in healing wounds and injuries quickly and also defends you against infections and illnesses. Vitamin C plays an essential role in creating collagen, an essential protein base of blood vessel walls, skin, organs, and bones.

Blood Pressure

Pineapple is rich in potassium, which eases tension and stress in the blood vessels and increases blood circulation. When the blood vessels relax, the blood pressure is reduced and the chances of suffering from hypertension are reduced.

So, these are the health benefits of eating pineapple