Pineapples are tuft of spiky and dusty green leaves, cross hatched and golden orange skin, have exceptional juiciness along with vibrant tropical flavour which accommodates and balances sweet and tart taste both at the same time. It is also known as ananas. Fresh pineapples are low caloric, as well as a storehouse for most of the unique health promoting compounds, vitamins and minerals that required for optimum health. 100 g of pineapple has just 50 calories equivalent to an apple, and its flesh contains no cholesterol and no saturated fats, additionally it is a rich source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber such as pectin.
Pineapple contains proteolytic enzyme bromelain which digests food by breaking down of protein bromelain has distinguish properties of anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and anti-clotting. Its daily consumption prevents you from arthritis, worm infestation and indigestion. It is an excellent source of vitamin C, which is required for the collagen synthesis in your body. Collagen is basically the main structural protein, which is required for the maintenance and integrity of skin, blood vessels, bones and organs. Regular and sufficient intake of vitamin C enables protection against scurvy, also develop resistance from infectious agents that is boosting immunity, as well as scavenge harmful and pro inflammatory free radicals from your body. Additionally it also contains vitamin A and beta carotene, as well as rich in B complex group of vitamins like thiamine, folate, pyridoxine, riboflavin, and also minerals such as potassium, copper and manganese.