Pineapple the fantastic fruit

Pineapple for Health

Are you growing fat, and the doctor has advised against having fruit. Well Pineapple is one fruit that helps you reduce fat and has many health benefits associated with it. It is actually berries fused together. The fruit is made of many berries that fuse together to form the complete fruit. It is a fruit full of spikes. The most difficult fruit to cut before eating. The health benefits of Pineapple are indeed numerous.

It is a fruit that contains the least amount of calories. They are fat-free and low in sodium making them great for people with high level of cholesterol.Some of the known health benefits of eating Pineapple are:

  • Strong Bones – Pineapple contains manganese which is 75% of total needed in a day.It is great in building bones and possibly can prevent osteoporosis in Women. Manganese present in Pineapple has also been known to build connecting tissues.
  • Good for Eyes – Pineapple helps eye to fight macular degeneration, a disease affecting ageing people. The high amount of Antioxidants and Vitamin C in Pineapple is responsible for the effect.
  • Weight Loss – Recent research has proved that having Pineapple daily helps in reducing the fat around the waist, which is the most difficult to get rid of.
  • Anti-Inflammatory and anti-tumor – Pineapple contains bromelain which can reduce severe inflammation and tumor growth. Research is going on in its effect on osteoarthritis.

However eating too much has its health risks. Too much intake can cause tenderness in mouth, tongue and cheek. It contains high level of Vitamin C and excessive intake can result in nausea , diarrhea or vomiting. So eat this fruit but with care, never over eat!