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5 Wonderful benefits of pineapple.

This fruit, native to South America, provides a great nutritional contribution ideal to complement your diet since it can be included in both sweet and savory dishes.

Today we will explain what some of its benefits are and you will realize why it is worth including in your meals.

SOURCE OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS.

This fruit contains a high content of vitamins and minerals that are necessary for our body on a daily basis. Contains Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, and Folic Acid. It also provides iron but in a small proportion.

HIGH BROMELIN CONTENT.

The function of this enzyme is to break down proteins. Laboratory studies have shown that bromelain reduces inflammation and strengthens the immune system. Its effect on improving gut health, facilitating skin healing, and reducing cancer risk is being investigated.

RICH IN ANTIOXIDANTS.

It contains a large amount of anthocyanins that are water soluble pigments and are present in fruits and vegetables. Anthocyanins have been shown to have beneficial effects on human health. Anthocyanins are related to the prevention of diseases like those of the heart.

 DIURETIC EFFECT.

Pineapple contains 86% water. It is a hydrating food that in addition to nutrients provides us with water.

LOW IN CALORIES.

In addition to the above benefits, fresh pineapples have few calories, you can take them without worries even on a diet. 100 grams of pineapple have about 50 calories.

Daniel Pire

Estudiante de Farmacia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fanático de aprender cosas nuevas cada día. Redactor de ColombiaHoy.News y anteriormente Mui.In. Me gusta mantenerme al día con temas tecnológicos y los medios de comunicación. Los tópicos de salud y biotecnología son mis preferidos. Apasionado por conocer un lugar nuevo siempre que sea posible! La cocina y la comida son mi ruta de escape para cualquier ocasión.+ info

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