Pineapple - a storehouse of goodies. It abounds valuable vitamins, including vitamins A, PP, group B, and minerals present in pineapple - potassium, zinc, phosphorus, copper, iodine, manganese, iron, calcium. There is practically no carbohydrates and fats, but enough organic acids and dietary fiber. This unique scent of tropical fruits provide more than six dozen aromatic substances that are present in its juicy pulp. All this makes the fruit an invaluable source of nutrients.
Pineapple has a delicate flavor, delicate aroma, but the most valuable are its medicinal properties. He is a good prevention of thrombosis and thrombophlebitis due to ascorbic acid, which lowers blood viscosity. Since pineapple has properties decongestants, doctors advise to include it in the diet with kidney problems, hypertension, heart disease. Regularly eating pineapple, you can significantly reduce joint and muscle pain. It is enough to take a daily glass of pineapple juice or eat a half of fresh fruit.
Dietary properties of this fruit is also noteworthy. After eating 100 grams of pineapple, we obtain a total of 48 calories. It is no accident to cleanse the body and maintain a healthy weight, nutritionists recommend to arrange a pineapple unloading, during which only permitted to use pineapple pulp and juice. This fruit is also able to increase the amount of the hormone serotonin in the blood, which blunts hunger, so fasting day on pineapples perfectly tolerated by the body.
The juice of pineapple contains a special plant enzyme - bromelain, which quickly breaks down protein, and also has anti-inflammatory properties. Bromelain improves digestion, activating for this work of digestive enzymes. Pineapple juice perfectly cope with the feeling of heaviness in the stomach, helping to assimilate more protein foods. Bromelain enhances the activity of the intestine, thereby stimulating, metabolism.
Pineapple should be used in such inflammatory ailments like sore throat, sinusitis, pneumonia. At the first sign of a cold remarkable healing effect will drink pineapple. For its preparation is necessary in a blender grind 100 grams of fruit pulp, add the same amount of home kvass and a little lemon juice. This drug should be drunk three times a day.
Eating pineapple, should remember that organic acids, which are present in it, corrode tooth enamel. Therefore, after each reception of this tropical fruit is better to rinse your mouth with water. Despite this small flaw, pineapple must obtain permanent residence in your diet.