Health Tips 11 benefits of Pineapples

Apart from the fact that pineapples are undeniably delicious, they also have the below health benefits.

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Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions.

Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like pineapples decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease and promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, overall lower weight, the following are even more reasons why you should eat them.

  1. Helps with digestion as it contains the an enzyme Bromelain which breaks down protein into smaller segments with aids in good digestion. By the way, fresh pineapple is the only known source of an enzyme called bromelain.

  2. It’s perfect as post workout fruit.

  3. It is very high in vitamin C and B6 which are excellent for the body.

  4. It has no cholesterol!

  5. It is very low in sodium.

  6. It has only 82 calories per slice!

  7. It encourages healing in the body due to the anti-inflammatory enzyme, Bromelain found in pineapples.

  8. Pineapples can help combat the formation of free radicals known to cause cancer.

  9. The fiber, potassium and vitamin C content in pineapple support heart health.

  10. The antioxidant vitamin C found in a pineapple can help to fight skin damage caused by the sun and pollution, reduce wrinkles and improve overall skin texture.

  11. It lightens the taste of vagina fluid and semen so you in turn taste and smell better ‘down there’.

 

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