3 Reasons to Eat More Pineapple

3 Reasons to Eat More Pineapple

When you think of a pineapple, you may often associate it with tropical locations and warm, sunny weather. It is also one of the most popular tropical fruits in the world not only are they juicy and delicious, but because they are also nutritious and healthy. Not only should pineapple be a regular part of your diet for health reasons, you should be including it to optimize your nutrition for better scar healing.

Here are 3 of the main benefits to eating pineapple:

Pineapple is loaded with healthy vitamins and minerals. This fruit is low-fat, low cholesterol and packed with vitamins A and C, fiber, phosphorus, calcium and potassium. These vitamins and minerals helps keeps gums healthy, strengthen bones, promotes a healthy immune system and improves digestion. And as you know, Vitamin C is necessary for proper collagen production at the wound site and a deficiency of Vitamin A can critically slow down the healing of wounds and other injuries.

Pineapple is a great food for those who are looking to lose weight. Pineapple is filling because it high in water content. It also is a nutritious low-fat, low-calorie alternative to high calorie, high sugar and high fat snacks such as potato chips, breads and candy. Pineapple makes a great in-between meal snack or supplement to any meal.

Pineapple aids in decreasing inflammation. Pineapple contains bromelain, which has anti-clotting and anti-inflammatory properties, which is especially important with new scars.

Other than its high versatility, high nutritional content, affordability and many health benefits, pineapple is easy to serve and makes for a great on-the-go-snack.

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  1. The information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. Please speak to your doctor to treat any medical condition. Information on this site is not intended to be patient education, does not create any patient-physician relationship, and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.
  2. Hi,

    can you please suggest which is the best juice to drink everyday for acne scars?

  3. adeyemi hammed says:

    Pls how can I remove scratch scar in my face because I’ve suffering with the scar for the past 4months nw and also I’ve a little deep fingernail mark on my face which makes me depress. Pls help me out with these mess.

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