Pineapple x 2 - Pineapples are the tropical fruit that find their origins in South America. The pine in pineapple is due to the fruits resemble to the pinecone. The pineapple is easily spotted by its spiky yellow skin and juicy, sweet, yellow center. Pineapples are delicious, low in calories and loaded with nutrients and antioxidants. Their nutrients and compounds have been linked to impressive health benefits, including improved digestion, a lower risk of cancer, improved immunity, relief of arthritis symptoms and improved recovery after surgery and strenuous exercise.
Nutrients in Pineapple:
- Vitamin C
- Helps digestion because of enzymes
- Low in calories
Pineapples are also incredibly versatile and can be consumed in a variety of ways. They can be frozen in chunks to incorporate into your smoothies, they can be grilled, included in a salsa or included in salads. To experience their health benefits, try incorporating pineapples into your diet.