Gift of the desert
Gift of The Desert. Pineapple is a rich source of manganese, which is essential co-factor in number of enzymes important in energy production and antioxidant defenses
Pineapple is a rich source of manganese, which is essential co-factor in number of enzymes important in energy production and antioxidant defenses
What kind of a picture comes across your mind when you think about pineapple? I’ am pretty sure it’s definitely a picture of a yellow coloured, delicious, mouth watering, sweet and yummy fruit. A chilled pineapple after food gives me equivalent pleasure of a desert. It is one of those foods that are heaven to eat. Today let me share some benefits of this lovely fruit which you will get to love if you don not love it.
The versatility of this fruit is that it can be combined with varieties of food groups whether it is a salad, a curd, any kind of sweets, vegetables and even non-vegetarian food. The specialty of this fruit is that it can blend into any dish easily. It balances the taste of sweet and tart it gives an exceptional juicy and vibrant tropical flavor to the food it is added to.
A good, juicy ripen pineapple can satisfy a sweet craving which can help you reduce your chocolates .The area closer to the base of the fruit has more sugar content creating a sweeter taste and more tender texture.
Pineapple is a great source of vitamin C helping the body to defense against atherosclerosis, diabetic and the diseases related to heart. It helps to boost ones immune system and also helps it to functions in a proper manner. Pineapple can help in prevention of ear infection, colds and flu.
Pineapple contains a proteolytic enzyme named as bromelain, which breaks down protein and makes it easy to digest. The bromelain in pineapple also prevents blood clots formation. Pineapple is a rich source of manganese, which is essential cofactor in a number of enzymes important in energy production and antioxidant defenses. Along with manganese, pineapple is also a good source of thiamin, a kind of vitamin B that acts as a cofactor in enzymatic reactions to energy production.
As a child you might be remembering that your mom used to say that carrots are good for your eyes, they keep eyes bright and blah blah, but did you know that pineapples are also very good for your eyes and even they keep your eyes bright. Try adding fresh pineapples to your daily food and see the difference.