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Pineapple is a tropical fruit, it contains a proteolytic enzyme bromelain, which helps in the digestion of protein. Pineapple can prevent blood clot formation because of its bromelain content.

Nutritive Value : Per 100 gm.
  • Vitamin A : 130 I.U.
  • Vitamin C : 24 mg.
  • Calcium : 16 mg.
  • Phosphorus : 11 mg.
  • Potassium : 150 mg.
  • Carbohydrates : 13.7 gm.
  • Calories : 52

Pineapple is Beneficial in the following condition :
  1. Dyspepsia (chronic digestive disturbance).
  2. Catarrh (secretions from mucous membranes).
  3. It regulates the gland and is found to be helpful in cases of goiter(enlargement of the thyroid gland).
  4. Fresh pineapple juice has been used to combat diptheria and other infections of the throat or other parts of the body.
  5. Constipation
  6. High Blood pressure.
  7. Arthritis (diseases of the joints)
  8. Fresh pineapple juice is also used in removing intestinal worms.
  9. Bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchial tubes.)
  10. Prevents nausea (includes morning sickness and motion sickness), Take 230 cc. of pineapple juice or papaya juice.
Pineapple is one of those foods that is heaven to eat. A good, juicy ripe pineapple can satisfy a sweet craving as well as any chocolate bar. In addition to being a delicious food, there are many health benefits of pineapple.

Pineapple is Loaded with Vitamins and Minerals
The obvious benefits of pineapple are all the vitamins and minerals the fruit is loaded with. Its nutrients include calcium, potassium, fiber, and vitamin C. In addition it is low in fat and cholesterol.

Pineapple Strengthens Bones
One of the benefits of pineapple is that it helps to build healthy bones. Pineapples are rich in manganese, a trace mineral that is needed for your body to build bone and connective tissues. Just one cup of pineapple provides 73% of the daily recommended amount of manganese. The benefits of pineapple can enhance the growth of bones in young people and the strengthening of bones in older people.

Pineapple is Good for Colds and Coughs
While many people often take extra vitamin C or drink extra orange juice when they have a cold, few consider eating pineapple. The benefits of pineapple when you have a cold or cough are the same as the benefits of orange juice, but there is an additional benefit of pineapple. Bromelain, which is found in pineapples, has been found to help suppress coughs and loosen mucus.
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