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The Healthy Benefits of Pineapples

Pineapple has currently been named to be the healthiest fruit on earth. It does not contain any cholesterol nor fats but has plenty of vitamins A, B, and C as well other minerals such as copper, manganese, and potassium. The following are health benefits of consuming pineapples;

They boost your immunity 

According to the Food and Drug Administration, pineapples are rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps the body to fight against cell damages. Vitamin C boosts the immunity of the body and helps if to fight health diseases such as joint pains.

Makes your bones strong 

Manganese found in pineapples have a positive role in strengthening the bones. a recent study has emphasized that manganese can prevent osteoporosis in women under post menopause period. 

Reduces blood clotting 

Pineapple contains enzyme bromelain that prevents coagulation of blood. They are effective in regulating blood clots. 

Relieving of stress

High amounts of vitamin B are contained in pineapples. They boost the brain function by activating serotonin and dopamine hormones responsible for relieving body stress. 

Prevention of cancer 

Cancer is the world’s most feared and dangerous disease that does not have a cure. The best way is to prevent it from happening. Cancer is caused as a result of oxidative stress that leads to build up of free radicals in the body. Consuming pineapples enriches the body with essential antioxidants that can help to fight against these free radicals in the body. 

Lowers blood pressure 

Apart having several nutrients and minerals, potassium does not miss on the list. Potassium is often responsible for vasodilation promoting blood circulation within the circulatory system. relaxing the blood vessels would result into a lower blood pressure. This means that consuming pineapples will serve a good role in reducing blood pressure.

Improves digestion 

It is rich in fiber that adds weight to your stool thereby preventing constipation and other intestinal problems.

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