Pineapple came from South America, and in Europe they brought by Christopher Columbus along with potatoes and tobacco.
Pineapple has not only a pleasant taste, but also carries a great benefit to the body. What is so famous pineapple and in what exactly is it good? First of all the benefits of pineapple is in the wealth of vitamins that maintain the beauty and health, strengthen the immune system. Pineapple is also known for its use in the fight against excess weight.
Pineapple contains large amounts of fiber and organic acids, it is rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, copper, zinc, magnesium, manganese, iodine. Furthermore, pineapple contains valuable vitamins B1, B2, B12 and PP A. All this makes it an indispensable nutrient source for the human body.
Pineapple stimulates digestion by increasing the enzymatic activity of gastric juice, so when a heavy meal is recommended to drink a glass of pineapple juice or eat a slice of fresh pineapple. Pineapple lowers blood pressure, dilutes the blood and prevents the development of a number of dangerous diseases of the cardiovascular system such as atherosclerosis, thrombosis, stroke and myocardial infarction ..Pineapple effective in treating arthritis, bronchitis, pneumonia, infectious diseases, and various diseases of the central nervous system. Pineapple raises blood levels of serotonin, the sensation of hunger, and displays the excess liquid. Not by chance to maintain normal body weight and cleanse the body, doctors recommend to arrange a single “pineapple” day of the week during which eat only fresh juice and pulp of this fruit.
Extremely interesting is the fact that the fresh fruit pineapple contains the digestive enzyme – bromelain that breaks down proteins. Its effect is so strong that working on a pineapple plantation forced to wear protective clothing to prevent skin damage.
Bromelain has anti-inflammatory properties, is struggling with swelling of the face and legs. Ideal as prevention of anemia and causes the body to tone. Also, this substance helps the normal operation of the stomach.
Especially good bromelain helps to cope with fish, meat, dairy products and legumes. So sumptuous meals can be washed down with pineapple juice or jam slice of fresh pineapple. This will prevent the feeling of heaviness in the stomach and helps quickly assimilate protein foods.
Bromelain is also used for various inflammatory diseases – sore throat, pneumonia, arthritis, pyelonephritis, sinusitis, and others, as it has anti-inflammatory effects. At the first sign of colds great health benefits will bring you vitamin drink of pineapple, if you drink it three times a day. For the preparation you need to grind in a blender 100 grams of fresh fruit until smooth plus lemon juice.
Pineapple juice – 48 kcal.
The benefits of pineapple for weight loss:
As already mentioned, in the pineapple has a huge stock of potassium. Potassium that displays the excess fluid from the body and thus contributes to the process of losing weight. Vitamin B1 controls carbohydrate metabolism and also helps you lose weight faster. Pineapple contains almost no fat and calories, so it is common in all sorts of diets.
Pineapple diet is well tolerated, delicious fruit good cheer you, and this is a big plus during the struggle with being overweight. You should be careful to people with allergic reactions, with high and low acidity of the stomach, the rest is recommended before starting a diet to see a specialist and get advice on additional reception of vitamins and minerals.
As you can see, the regular use of such a beautiful, delicious and, most importantly, healthy fruits like pineapple, will not only help to restore and improve all the vital processes in your body, but also lose weight, hardly any effort and without forcing yourself to eat ‘tasteless’ food .