Meet The Plant | Pineapple

Oct 10, 2022

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Last updated on October 11th, 2022 at 03:20 pm

Pineapple is a cooling plant rich in manganese and vitamin C.  The core of pineapples contains a proteolytic enzyme called bromelain which is a powerful anti-inflammatory compound.  The astringent and anti-inflammatory compounds of pineapple make it a great choice for supporting sore throats.

Pineapple is referred to as nature’s candy in our home.

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What is pineapple good for?

Men’s Fertility
Pineapple is rich in manganese which helps boost men’s fertility by improving sperm motility.

Pineapple is rich in the proteolytic enzyme bromelain, which is great for preventing inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.

Digestive Support
Pineapple is a  great digestive aid thanks to its bromelain content.  The juice is also a great marinating source for meats as it’s very effective in tenderizing the meat making it easier to digest.

How to get the most from your pineapple?

Eat it fresh.  The nutrients and enzymes in pineapple degrade rather quickly once cut or cooked.  The antioxidant levels of the fruit are highest when ripe.
Eat the core.  The proteolytic enzyme bromelain is concentrated in the core.
Juice it.  Pineapple juice can help support and lower fevers, ease sore throats and coughs, and acts as a natural expectorant.


Disclaimer: This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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