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ajbabe
28th October 2012, 04:46 PM
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DO YOU KNOW OF EATING PINEAPPLES ??

Maybe you only know that Pineapple is delicious fruits without knowing that it can prevent serious disease with great health benefits and nutrition that must be surprising you. Pineapple is really delicious for fruit salad, juice, jam or you can it anyway. It has a sweet a little bit sour taste with great flavor.
This may surprising many people. Pineapple is really good for those who want to lose weight because it was low in calories but high in dietary fiber. Each 100gr Pineapple may serve almost 50 cal with high compound of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber like pectin.

Pineapple also well known as “Ananas comosus” and belongs to the family of Bromeliaceae, of the genus; Ananas. It really known as the tropical fruits and each tropical theme must be related with this fruits. According to research, Pineapple or ananas was native plants from Paraguay and had been spreading around the world, especially tropical countries. Pineapple possibly flowering in 20-24 months and fruiting in the following six months with hot till warm temperature. This plant may grow to 1.0 to 1.5 meters tall.

Pineapples are one of the most popular tropical fruits in the world. They are sweet, juicy, and delicious. More importantly, they are very healthy and nutritious. If YOU want to have a healthy lifestyle include these fruits in their diets.

To know more about them, here are some of the many health benefits of eating pineapples.


1. FULLY PACKED WITH VITAMINS AND MINERALS.
Pineapples are loaded with vitamins and minerals including great amount of Vitamin A and beta carotene that really good to keep your eyes stay healthy, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, and potassium. It is also rich in fiber and calories. On top of it all, this fruit is low in fat and cholesterol. It also contains big loud of B-complex vitamins, folates, thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and minerals like copper, manganese and potassium that really good for heart, low the blood pressure, for blood cell synthesis, and important to fight free radical caused cancer. By releasing the surprising compound that may prevent serious disease .All the nutrients it contains promote good health.

2. PREVENTS COUGH AND COLD.
Since pineapples are rich in vitamin C, it can fight off viruses that cause cough and colds. Even when you are already infected with such ailment, pineapples can help you. These fruits have Bromelain, which is effective in suppressing coughs and loosening mucus. Eating pineapples while taking the right medications prescribed by the doctor for your sickness can help you recover more quickly.

3. STRENGTHENS BONES.
Pineapples are also popular for their ability to build and maintain strong bones. This is because these fruits contain manganese, which is a trace mineral that your body needs to build bones and connective tissues. In fact, if you consume a cup of pineapple, you can already get 73 percent of your total body requirement for manganese. Very effective & important to help your body ready for your daily workout routine and exercises.

4. KEEPS GUMS HEALTHY.
People are always very concerned with their teeth that they sometimes fail to give importance to the gums, which are equally essential since they hold the teeth in place. If a person has unhealthy gums, his/her teeth would be in bad condition, and eventually will fall out. Eating pineapple will strengthen your gums that will help keep your teeth healthy and strong.

5. LOWERS RISK OF MACULAR DEGENERATION.
Pineapples are known to prevent different kinds of ailments. One example is macular degeneration. This disease, which is the primary cause of vision loss in adults, is caused by damage to the retina. Reading, recognizing faces, and doing daily activities can become a lot more difficult because of this problem. Including pineapple in your diet can lower risk of this disease by as much as 36 percent. This is because this fruit contains beta carotene that is good for our sense of sight.

6. ALLEVIATES ARTHRITIS.
Since these fruits have anti-inflammatory qualities, eating pineapples can greatly alleviate the pain of arthritis while at the same time improve the condition by strengthening the bones. Apart from arthritis, it can also improve other similar conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome and gout.

7. IMPORVES DIGESTION.
Bromelain found in pineapples work to neutralize fluids to ensure that they are not too acidic. It also helps regulate the secretions in the pancreas to aid in digestion. Apart from that, since bromelain has protein-digesting properties, it can keep the digestive track healthy.

For your health benefits & nutrition you can add this fruits as your daily menu. Yummy yummy Pineapples...., I'm off to grab some :)

Remember you are what you eat, so eat wise, stay healthy and Keep Fit !