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Health Benefits of Pineapple


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Many people love pineapple, its said that a juicy and ripe pineapple can satisfy sweet cravings as effectively as a chocolate bar.

The fruit also offers many health benefits. Pineapples are rich in vitamins and minerals including calcium, potassium, fiber and vitamin C.

The fruit is also low in fat and cholesterol. You can enjoy the health benefits of pineapple by consuming the fresh fruit, or eating the canned or frozen versions. Pineapple juice is just as healthy.

The benefits are as follows:

Pineapple lessen risk of hypertension

Hypertension occurs when too much force is on the artery walls while the blood circulates. One of the best ways to combat this is to infuse a high amount of potassium plus a small amount of sodium in your diet to Lower blood pressure

It helps you lose weight.

Eating pineapple can highly cut down your sweet cravings because of its natural sweetness, saving you from a lot of sugar induced calories.

Incorporating a lot of pineapple in your meals will also help a lot in weight loss because pineapple can make you feel full without giving you an ounce of fat.

It maintains good eye Health

Time and again, studies have found that pineapples protect against age related eye problems because it is rich in antioxidants.

It fights a lot of diseases

Being rich in Vitamins C, pineapples are known to be a very good source of vitamin C, which protects our bodies from free radicals that attack our healthy cells.

Lots of free radicals in the body can lead to major diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and various cancers.

It prevent plaque and keeps teeth healthy.

Another benefit of the high amount of vitamin C  in Pineapple is that it prevents formation of plaque and gum diseases.

it cures constipation and irregular bowel movement

Pineapple is rich in fiber, making it effective in curing constipation and irregular bowel movements.

It keeps your skin beautiful.

 Pineapple contains enzymes that makes skin elastic, improve skin hydration and remove damaged and dead cells. Thus, it helps us achieve a clear and glowing complexion.

Strengthen bones

Pineapple helps build healthy bones. This is because pineapples are rich in manganese, a trace minerals that is required to strengthen bones and connective tissues.

Good for cold and cough

While many people take Vitamin C supplements or drink orange juice during a cold, few consider eating pineapple. The fruit provides the same benefits as orange juice in treating a cold or cough.

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