The only major dietary source of bromelain
2. Anticancer agent
Studies show that bromelain has the potential to act as an effective cancer-fighting agent.
3. Heart benefits
The vitamin C in pineapple juice may also help to protect against heart disease.
4. Cataract prevention
Vitamin C also plays a crucial role in protecting vision.
5. Fertility perks
Pineapple juice contains vitamin C, beta carotene, copper, zinc, and folate.
6. Asthma prevention
Pineapples are also a good source of beta carotene, which reduce the risk of exercise-induced asthma.
7. Osteoarthritis treatment
Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of bromelain could be useful in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
manganese content an essential nutrient that fights aging and disease
9. Reduce bloating/constipation
Bromel aid in digestion, reducing bloating and constipation.
CAYENNE QUEEN AND RED SPANISH VARIETIES
- Pineapples were first cultivated in Hawaii in the 18th century. Hawaii is the only U.S. state in which they are still grown.
- Other countries that commercially grow pineapples include Thailand, the Philippines, China, Brazil and Mexico.
- It takes almost three years for a pineapple to mature.
- Pineapple canneries use every bit of the pineapple. The skins, core and end portions are used to make a variety of products, including vinegar, alcohol and animal food.