Pineapple fruit is a unique fruit. Other than a hard skin and scaly, this fruit also has a characteristic aroma and sometimes sting. Because of the taste and aroma of this fruit, pineapple is often used as an appetizer. Besides pineapple can also be used as a spice in cooking because it is typical. For health, pineapple fruit has many benefits. Pineapple can be one of the fruits on the menu when the diet program because of taste and rich aroma.
Pineapple fruit contains the enzyme bromelain which is useful for throat and helps digestion. The enzyme bromelain digest protein in the food and prepare it to be easy to be absorbed by the body. With the content of this enzyme, pineapple can be used to thawing meat. Bromelain helps wound healing process and reduce swelling or inflammation in the body. The enzyme bromelain also helps cleanse the body and balance the acidity in the blood. Pineapple raise blood levels of alkaline and help to relieve edema disease by reducing the excess water in the body. Thus, the enzyme bromelain in pineapple fruit as a efficacious anti-inflammatory and helps soften the food in the stomach and also interfere with cancer cell growth, and prevent blood coagulation.
In addition to the enzyme bromelain, pineapple fruit also contains fiber, which is useful to assist the process of digestion, lowers cholesterol in the blood and reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease. 150 grams of fiber from pineapple equivalent to half of the oranges. In addition vitamins and minerals, pineapple makes for a good source of vitamin C and vitamin lainnya.Penelitian variety of pineapple has mentioned the essential amino acids and non-essential to help strengthen the body's immune system, overcome fatigue and increase stamina and energy. Substance non-essential amino acids, Proline, it is important to maintain joint function and strengthen the tendons and heart muscle.