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Mar 7, 2012

Health Benefits of Pineapple(Ananas)

(1)Pineapple is rich in anti-oxidants which help to fight against skin damaging free radicals and help to slow down aging process.

(2)Fresh Pineapple juice is also considered good to cure intestinal worms.

(3)Pineapple is an excellent source of Vitamin C that boost immune system and help to fight against infectious agents.

(4)Pineapple are good source of Vitamin A and Beta Carotene.Theses compounds are essential for good vision.

(5)Pineapple is rich in Potassium ions that control heart beat and maintain normal blood pressure.

(6)Pineapple contain a powerful enzyme bromelain that not only improve immunity but also has anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting and anti-cancer properties.Bromelain not only kill tumour cells but also prevent or slow down tumour growth.

(7)Pineapple contain a good amount of manganese that help to build bone and connective tissues.Pine apple improves the growth of bones in young people and strengthen bones in older people.

(8)Pineapple boost up the tissue repair associated with general surgery, diabetic ulcers and injuries.It also helps to heal wounds more quickly.

Nutrients present in 100g Pineapple are given below:

Carbohydrates: 13.52 g
Protein: 0.54 g
Total Fat: 0.12 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Dietary Fiber: 1.40g
Beta Carotene: 35 µg