Pineapple Health Benefits and Nutrition


Pineapple is a tasty and very healthy fruit, that a few years ago interested nutritionists. It’s no secret that pineapple is the number one fruit for weight loss. It contains the “slimming enzyme” bromelain, which is able to activate the breakdown of complex lipids and promote weight loss.

The properties and benefits of pineapple

Now let’s talk about the properties and benefits of pineapple. Its use is useful both for the figure and for health in general: juicy, the tender pulp is rich in valuable vitamins and minerals. Pineapple contains vitamin A, C, PP, B vitamins, iron, calcium, copper, iodine, potassium, magnesium, and other useful substances. Pineapple is a good prophylactic in the treatment of many diseases, lowers cholesterol, improves digestion, and lowers blood pressure.

Pineapple due to its composition is indispensable for weight loss. Despite the fact that the fruit is quite sweet, it contains only 48 calories. Pineapple also contains the “slimming enzyme” bromelain, which activates the breakdown of proteins and fats, improves the digestive system, and enhances the action of gastric juice. They say that one gram of bromelain helps to get rid of 1 kilogram of excess weight.

But there is no need to hope that just by eating pineapple, you will noticeably lose weight. Pineapple only contributes to the process of losing weight. Science has not yet proven whether pineapple is able to burn stored fat. But it is reliably known that it improves digestion, and assimilation of food, especially fish, meat, legumes, and dairy products. That is why after eating it is so useful to eat a piece of pineapple or drink a glass of juice. Pineapple is also great at curbing hunger, so it makes sense to eat it before meals so you don’t overeat.

How to lose weight with pineapple? Based on pineapple, many different food supplements, preparations, as well as teas for weight loss are made today. But it is much more useful to eat fresh pineapple.

Nutritionists advise once a week to arrange pineapple fasting days. You will need one pineapple, it needs to be divided into 4 parts that need to be eaten during the day. It is also necessary to drink plenty of fluids during unloading: herbal and fruit teas, water. Pineapple fasting day will help you get rid of 0.7-1 kilogram of excess weight per day. But it is contraindicated in people with peptic ulcers and high acidity of gastric juice. After eating pineapple, you need to rinse your mouth with water, because its juice can corrode tooth enamel.

If one fasting day is not enough, try the pineapple diet, which is designed for 2-3 days. It will take a liter of pineapple juice , 2 kilograms of pineapples . Cut pineapples into slices, divide them into 4 parts, one for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner. During the day, also drink a liter of juice. The diet is delicious, but you can’t follow it for longer than 2-3 days.

If you do not want to go on a diet, prepare pineapple tincture for weight loss. Wash the pineapple, cut the greens from it. Scroll it in a meat grinder, fill it with a bottle of vodka, put it in the refrigerator for a week. Ready tincture is taken 1 tablespoon 15 minutes before meals or at bedtime. If you do not overeat cakes, you can get rid of 2-3 kilograms in a month.

To lose weight and prevent colds, you can prepare a vitamin drink and take it daily. Grind 100 g of pineapple in a mixer, add a little lemon juice.

Regular consumption of pineapples helps to get rid of extra pounds, improves digestion, saturates our body with vitamins.

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