PINNEAPPLE

PINNEAPPLE

1. Anti-inflammatory:

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.

8. Manganese

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.