Homeland pineapples – South America. In Europe, he was brought by Christopher Columbus pineapple with tobacco and potatoes. This fruit crop has many useful properties.
|Pineapple||49 kcal||0,4 g||0,2 g||10,6 g|
|juice||48 kcal||0,3 g||0, 1g||11,4 g|
|compote||71 kcal||0,1 g||0,1 g||14 g|
|nectar||54 kcal||0,1 g||0 g||12,9 g|
|grilled||73,5 kcal||0,5 g||0,2 g||17,3 g|
|Dried||268 kcal||1 g||0 g||66 g|
Useful properties of pineapples
Fat Pineapple does not burn, but still a bit helps to lose weight. It is not for nothing that is used in the menu varied diet. After eating pineapple or pineapple juice in the blood levels of serotonin, which dulls the sense of hunger and displays the excess fluid from the body. Also manganese contained in pineapple, accelerates the exchange of proteins and carbohydrates. These properties explains the slimming effect of the use of pineapple.
Pineapple effectively used to combat cellulite because it contained the enzyme bromelain, which breaks down proteins. This enzyme is very similar to pepsin stomach. It is rapidly absorbed and passes into the fibers of collagen affected by cellulite and bruising, while breaking down proteins and is completely eliminated from the body. Besides bromelain it promotes skin regeneration and enhances its elasticity. It is known that this enzyme is used in the manufacture of many cosmetic preparations. Note that bromelain disappears after the heat treatment, so you should eat fresh pineapple for slimming effect.
The pineapple contains a lot of organic acids and dietary fiber, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, copper, zinc, magnesium, iodine, and manganese. It also contains very important vitamins A, PP, B12, B2 and B1. Due to this it is an indispensable source of nutrients for the human body.
Pineapple able to stimulate digestion, increase the activity of enzymes and gastric juice. For this reason, the people who like to eat a lot of doctors recommend to eat a slice of fresh pineapple or drinking a glass of pineapple juice after a meal. This will help to quickly assimilate protein foods and prevent the feeling of heaviness in the stomach.
Pineapple thins the blood and reduces the pressure in the arteries than capable of preventing the development of the most dangerous diseases of the heart and blood vessels: thrombosis, atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction and stroke. Its efficient use in the treatment of bronchitis, arthritis, various diseases of an infectious nature, pneumonia and diseases of the central nervous system.
Contraindications to the use of pineapple
Pineapple is not recommended for people who have peptic ulcer and gastric hyperacidity. Also note that the pineapple is a strong allergen.