The Awesome Health Benefits of Pineapple

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Pineapple is a tropical fruit bursting with a host of vitamins and minerals which benefit your body in many ways. The fruit itself is juicy because of its water content while also being fleshy. It is an enjoyable and delicious fruit which can fit into many health conscious diets. Let's continue on and see what makes pineapple a healthy addition to your eating habits.

Improve Your Dietary Choices

Eating Pineapple has numerous health benefits, including supporting digestion.
Eating Pineapple has numerous health benefits, including supporting digestion. | Source

Quality Nutrition

Eating Pineapples is beneficial as they contain calcium, potassium, fiber, vitamin C, as well as many other vitamins and minerals in trace amounts. Every time you eat pineapple, take comfort in knowing you are doing your body a healthful service.

Improves Digestion

Fruits such as pineapple are exceptional at improving and maintaining the health of our digestive systems. Eating this fiber rich fruit is one easy way to boost the efficiency of your digestive health. Having pineapple for dessert after meals is a nice way to satisfy a sweet tooth as well as provide insurance for healthy digestion.

Anti Inflammatory Properties

The bromelain in pineapples has been shown in clinical studies to help in reducing swelling, time needed for healing, and pain following surgical procedures. Inflammation is responsible for many health problems and eating fruit is one way of combating this condition. You can do so naturally by incorporating pineapple more often into your dietary choices.

Great For Digestive Health

Pineapple is rich with nutrition and can improve your health.
Pineapple is rich with nutrition and can improve your health. | Source

Supports Bone Health

Another great benefit which pineapples provide for us is its ability to improve our bone health. They contain manganese which is shown to form healthy bones and connecting tissue. Eating a serving of pineapple can help support healthy bones in people of all ages.

Tips For Weight Loss

Eating fruits regularly can help support healthy weight. They are full of vitamins and minerals and their health benefits are proven. Pineapples are great at suppressing appetites while still being able to nourish your body with its water and nutrients. Fruits are the perfect snack between meals for this reason. Combining fruits with a balanced diet, adequate water intake, and regular exercise will help you in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

Selection

The peak season for fresh pineapples is from March to July although it is available year round in many areas of the world. You can either purchase the fruit while its still in its natural form or you can buy it already peeled and cored. Aim for organic when purchasing pineapple as well as any other fruits. the advantages of going organic are huge compared to non-organic. They are free of pesticides and contain a higher concentration of nutrition. Thank you for reading this hub and for more on health, please visit my profile or the links below.

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jhunpaler 4 years ago from Philippines

informative hub :) thanks for sharing the many benefits of pineapple.


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States Author

Thanks for reading jhunpaler (:


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unknown spy 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

Oohh...ohh.. got to eat pineapple again.. :) James, I really really love your hubs. You're a great writer.


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States Author

It means a lot to me that you enjoy my hubs unknown spy. Thank you for your kind words, brightens my day and nice to wake up to (:


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DAWNEMARS 4 years ago from The Edge of a Forest in Europe

Great writing. Handy information. Love pineapple. Going to eat some tonight with my chicken and red pepper- yummy!


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States Author

I certainly love this fruit as well DAWNEMARS. Thanks for your comments (:


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taazakhabar 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

I always thought of pineapple as an exotic fruit.... but never knew that it improves digestion and is good for weight loss. thanks for sharing


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States Author

Glad you enjoyed this article taazakhabar. Thank you for stopping by :)

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