Google BookmarksRSS Feed

True facts about pineapple benefits to our health

pineappleBenefits and harms of pineapple are well known to physicians. This beautiful piece of fruit has almost no contraindications for a healthy person and, therefore, due to its taste and useful qualities become very popular among people.

Composition of pineapple.

One hundred grams of pineapple contain: proteins - 0.3 g, fat - 0.1 g, carbohydrates – 11.8 g, calorie - 52 kcal, as well as a rich set of macro- and microelements: potassium - 134.0 mg, calcium - 17.0 mg, magnesium - 13.0 mg, sodium - 1.0 mg, phosphorus - 8.0 mg and iron - 0.3 mg.

The list of contained in pineapple vitamins: A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, E, PP.

Pineapple benefits for health.

Pineapple has a wide range of useful to human health action. However, it should be noted that these properties have no relation to the canned pineapple, represent only an usual sweetness. Greatest effect is achieved when consuming fresh ripe pineapples.

By curative properties of pineapple include:

1. Stimulating digestion process, by increasing an enzymatic activity of gastric juice.

2. Lowering blood pressure.

3. Liquefaction of blood, prevents thrombus formation.

4. Anti-inflammatory.

5. Dissolution of fibrin plugs for varicose veins.

6. Purification of blood vessels.

7. Removing toxins from body.

8. Tonic effect.

Regular consumption of pineapple considered as prevention of diseases of the cardiovascular system, namely atherosclerosis, stroke, myocardial infarction. Arthritis, bronchitis, pneumonia, many infectious diseases is recommended to combine with pineapple therapy.

Pineapple, due to high content of ascorbic acid, indispensable for symptoms of colds, it will help to cope with their first symptoms and general malaise.

Available in a pineapple bromelain has anti-aging effect to human body, maintains tone of the skin and hinders their age-related changes. On pineapple base were released a lot of biologically active supplements, teas and other homeopathic remedies.

Indications for getting of pineapple.

In reasonable quantities of pineapple is useful to most people, but especially doctors advised him to pay attention to people older than 40 and to diversify own diet with fresh pineapple and freshly squeezed pineapple juice. It's recommended to drink it between meals.

Ability of pineapple to raise serotonin in blood, thereby blunting a feeling of hunger, making it an indispensable product on table of all dieters and particularly struggling with obesity. Nutritionists recommend to arrange fasting days, once a week, during which you can only afford a kilo of pineapple. It must be divided into four portions and eaten during day. Such diet not only helps get rid of excess weight, but cleanse the body of toxins and strengthen an immune system.

Pineapple is very useful for women, because helps to deal with painful menstruation. Turn it into your daily menu shortly before "critical days" and discomfort will be greatly reduced or may be missed.

Pineapple: harm and contraindications.

Excessive consumption of fresh pineapple in food can cause damage to mucous membrane of mouth and stomach upset. It's better to exclude from diet for those who has a high secretory activity of gastric juice: in patients with gastritis, gastric ulcer and pregnant women.

There are also contraindications for children under 6 years as pineapple can cause them irritation of intestinal mucosa. This, of course, does not mean that you do have to deprive your child of such a useful and tasty fruit, but necessary to controll children in getting pineapple.

The similar articles what you would like to read.