Bromelain has the potential to work as an agent to successfully fight cancer, show the latest studies. Pineapple works together with chemotherapy, in suppressing the cancer cell growth. Also, it contains beta-carotene, which protects from prostate and colon cancer.
Benefits the heart
Vitamin C protects against heart disease. Numerous studies, from Finland to China, show that vitamin C in high amounts decreases the risk of coronary heart disease.
Vitamin C also has a crucial role in vision protection. A higher intake of Vitamin C decreases the risk of cataracts, a recent study showed.
Pineapple is full with minerals and vitamins, including vitamin C, copper, beta carotene, folic acid and zinc. Many of these vitamins increase the fertility in women and men.
During the digestion, beta carotene from the pineapple is converted to vitamin A. Several studies suggest that beta carotene can reduce the chance of exercise – induced asthma.
Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, some studies suggest that this fruit could be useful in treating osteoarthritis.
Recipe for a “miraculous” pineapple juice in the next page..