Pineapple is a favorite dessert of many health conscious individuals. Its health benefits ranges from protection of a simple flu to fighting off free radicals that causes cancer.
Pineapple is a favorite dessert of many health conscious individuals. Its health benefits ranges from protection of a simple flu to fighting off free radicals that causes cancer. This inexpensive food supplement is a great way to achieve that healthy body and a cleansed internal system. It has fiber that helps for proper digestion of the foods we eat, easier elimination of body waste and provides the necessary nutrients to our body.
1.) Pineapple is great as a fresh fruit dessert after every meal. It is a better choice than having cakes, ice cream and other sweetened desserts. It helps in proper digestion of the foods we eat and is healthier for our organs.
2.) Pineapple is also a good source of manganese, and it also contains high amounts of the very essential anti-oxidant vitamin C.
3.) The fiber in pineapple is a great relief for persons with constipation. Fiber makes the elimination of your body waste easier and faster. Pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which helps in the digestion of foods by breaking down protein. In a study conducted by Heinicke, it was found out that high amounts of bromelain can be found in the fruit’s stem. Bromelain also helps the body in the proper assimilation of herbs, vitamins and other nutrients.
4.) Pineapple is a favorite ingredient for marmalades, jams, jellies or candies. It is a good substitute to your peanut butter spread, cheese spread and other sandwich spreads with higher fat content.
5.) Pineapple oil or essence is used as a flavoring for confectionery and can be used in baking cakes and other favorite sweet desserts. The addition of pineapple tidbits, chunks and pineapple juice will also make your favorite dessert tastier and yummy.
6.) Pineapple has many medicinal uses. It helps in improving one’s appetite and is also essential in the elimination of intestinal worms.
7.) The crown or leaves of pineapple is used as a raw material for wallpaper and furnishings. The leaves result also to a very beautiful fabric woven from the fibers extracted from its leaves. This fabric is a favorite material in creating the elegant “Barong Tagalog” in the Philippines. The fibers of pineapple leaf can also be extracted to produce the piña textile.