Pineapple

Pineapple

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.

Health Benefits of Pineapple:

  1. It is regulates the gland and found to be helpful in cases of goiter(enlargement of the thyroid gland).
  2. Dyspepsia (chronic digestive disturbance).
  3. Bronchitis (inflammation of the bronchial tubes.)
  4. Catarrh (secretions from mucous membranes).
  5. High Blood pressure.
  6. Arthritis (diseases of the joints)
  7. Fresh pineapple juice is also used in removing intestinal worms.
  8. Fresh pineapple juice has been used to combat diptheria and other infections of the throat or other parts of the body.
  9. Prevents nausea (includes morning sickness and motion sickness), Take 230 cc. of pineapple juice or papaya juice.
  10. Constipation

Nutritive Value : Per 100 gm.

  1. Vitamin A : 130 I.U.
  2. Vitamin C : 24 mg.
  3. Calcium : 16 mg.
  4. Phosphorus : 11 mg.
  5. Potassium : 150 mg.
  6. Carbohydrates : 13.7 gm.
  7. Calories : 52