Pineapple is one of the most popular tropical fruit that is well known for its juicy sweet taste. This delicious fruit is also known as Pina, Nanas and Ananas. This fruit is rich in nutrition. It has a high content of vitamins, minerals, fibers and enzymes. This fruit is totally fat free and so help to maintain an ideal body weight and provide a balanced diet for those who want to be fit.
Pineapples are a good source of vitamin-C and cholesterol free. This healthy nutritious fruit can be eaten raw as well as can be used in preparing various tasty recipes. The sodium content of the fruit is also very low. The micro nutrients content of this fruit helps to protect us from many diseases like cancer, stroke and other heart problems. Pineapple juice also helps to kill intestinal worms and helps to relieve intestinal disorders. The chemicals that this fruit contain stimulate the kidneys and aids in removing toxic elements in the body. An enzyme called bromelain that blocks the production of kinins which is formed during inflammation. This helps reducing swelling brought by arthritis, gout, sore throat and acute sinusitis. Surgical wounds or any wounds received due to injury can be healed fast by having pineapple juice. So do not think more just include a slice of pineapple in your five day plan meal. Drink a glass of juice or have a slice of it. If eaten during or after meals, the enzymes will be utilized for digesting food. You can try out various recipes with this fruit.
Make a Pineapple slaw; it is very easy just shredded cabbage, carrots. Then take these shredded vegetables in a bowl and mix 1 cup pineapple slices in it, add few raisins and two tablespoon pineapple juice. Just freeze it and taste this healthy nutritious dish. While preparing a chicken dish you can also add pineapple juice into it to make the taste different as well as good. Crushed pineapple is great to add extra taste on any recipes even desserts.
You will be stunned to know that a molecule found in pineapple has shown to be anti-tumor activity. This fruit helps to prevent cancer. The eating of pineapple each day for aged person helps them a lot, it lower the risk of age related muscular degeneration and vision related problems.
In all, the pineapple fruit has many beneficial effects to our body. For the patients of tuberculosis, the juice of this fruit is found to be very helpful and effective to cure the disease by dissolving the mucus. Pineapples are also rich in manganese that is needed for your body to build bone and connective tissues. Pineapple also strengthens the bones of older people as well as the growth of bones in younger generation. Really the unknown pineapple facts are amazing!