4 ways to use pineapple as medicine

Pineapple is the only major dietary source of bromelain.

Heart benefits

The vitamin C in pineapple juice may also help to protect against heart disease.

A number of studies — including one from Finland and another from China — show that higher vitamin C intake causes a decrease in the risk of coronary heart disease. Also, like cancer, heart disease risk reduces with a high-fiber diet.

Fertility perks

Couples who are trying to conceive should make pineapple an important part of their diet.

Pineapple contains several beneficial vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, beta-carotene, copper, zinc, and folate. Regular consumption can help boost fertility in both men and women

Reduce bloating/constipation

To improve digestion, eat pineapple between meals. Pineapple contains bromelain which can help speed up digestion, reducing both bloating and constipation in the process.

Lowers blood pressure

Pineapple contains adequate potassium for restoring the normal sodium and potassium balance which is essential for lowering the high blood pressure level.

Add beet roots and orange to your pineapple smoothies to improve your health.

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