Pineapple: Discover Its Surprising, Life-Enhancing Benefits

We all know that eating plenty of fruit will help ensure that our bodies are receiving the daily recommended antioxidants and vitamins to keep our healthy energy at peak levels. However, each piece of fruit you eat contains special extra benefits that work to cure, aid, heal, and promote specific, unique physical needs.

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Below, read about the unique benefits pineapples offer that you might not have known!

Strengthen Bones

Most people think that calcium, dairy products and milk are the primary food items that will help keep your bones strong and healthy. But, did you know that pineapples contain manganese, a trace mineral that is essential for building connective tissue and bones? One cup of pineapple contains approximately 73% of the daily value of manganese that is recommended for a healthy diet.

Remedy Coughs and Colds

While most people reach for vitamin C supplements or orange juice when they feel a cold or cough coming on, most people don’t know that reaching for pineapple is the best choice. Pineapple not only offers you what orange juice does, but it also contains bromelain a benefit that loosens mucus and suppresses coughing.


Do you suffer from painful joints and osteoarthritis? Because bromelain is an anti-inflammatory consuming at least ½ cup of pineapple a day is considered an effective way relieve such suffering.

An Efficient Aid in Digestion

Another valuable benefit of pineapples is that it contains a proteolytic enzyme which by definition means to break down protein. Pineapples therefore help the body digest and utilize proteins effectively.

Morning Sickness

For pregnant ladies, morning sickness can be a difficult thing to endure. In the morning, drinking fresh pineapple juice and eating some nuts has been believed to relieve this condition.

A Healthier Mouth

In addition, drinking fresh juice is known for discouraging the growth of unwanted plaque.

Reduce Allergies

When consumed on a daily basis, studies have shown that people report fewer allergies and sinus related problems.

Blood Clot Reduction

Pineapple has also been known to hinder the development of blood clots. If you or someone you know is at risk for blood clots, studies show that adding pineapples to your diet can greatly reduce your risk.

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  1. a very helpful post. Pineapple is abundant in the Philippines and we i ate a lot of it during summer.

  2. Well composed with a lot of info.TX

  3. nice the read about my fav. fruit!!!.Thanks!

  4. Great job! This was very informative. I didn’t realize that you could eat pineapples to stop coughing. I will definitely have to try that. My grandmother has arthritis. I wonder if eating pineapples will help with that.

  5. I love pineapple for its vitamin c content!

  6. WoW!..this was really interesting and well presented article..great remedies too. I loved pineapple so we call it “Nanas”..Thanks for sharing this wonderful stuff..Well done!

  7. This is a great article. Pineapple has a lot of health benefits and it taste really good too.

  8. Another great healthy topic! Thank you for sharing such a great write!

  9. Some people say pineapple is not good, so thanks for this informative article which tells the truth

  10. Interesting and great read here. Have my liked it.

  11. PINE APPLE is the most delicious of fruits plenty of vit c

  12. wow. delicious and healthy.

  13. I love Pineapple, too!!!

  14. i love pineapple but didnt know this. good stuff

  15. I eat pineapple-chicken all the time. But never knew the benefits before. Thanks for a delicious piece of information!

  16. i eat one to three cups of fresh pineapply every morning because i like the taste and feel after eating it. im not in to vitamins or health things, but pineapple is really a good fruit. just make sure you eat it on empty stomach first thing in the morning.

    you can also eat eat an hour after your morning fresh fruit juice.

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