Pineapple is tremendously efficient in fighting cellulite but also cancer. The amount of enzymes it contains largely improve circulation and speed up the drain of excessive water and toxins from the body.
In this article, we will describe the benefits this tropical fruit can offer, but also we are providing an exclusive recipe for a delicious pineapple smoothie.
Battle against cancer
Pineapple is full of enzymes that are powerful and have anti-inflammatory properties that are of big help when it comes to fighting cancer. One enzyme called Bromelain helps in the breakdown of proteins. This is important because cancerous cells contain a protein layer that serves as a cover. That is why it is of crucial importance to break down the protein layer to provide a proper nutrition to the ‘bad’ cells. This is a natural way of reversing cancer.
Benefits of the tropical fruit
Pineapple is one of the healthiest fruits that nourishes the skin from the inside and outside. One cup of a fresh pineapple smoothie can help the skin to maintain the moisture, purify but also regenerate.
It has been proven that pineapple slows down the process of aging of the skin, it returns its shine and rejuvenates it, making it more elastic.
Pineapple has a lot of vitamin C and can be of huge help regarding digestion (especially when it comes to fat burning), so it is very efficient weapon in fighting cellulite and can help with weight loss.
It is also very good in regulation of blood pressure. The best fighters of high blood pressure are sodium and potassium, and that is why it is good to know that pineapple contains about 195mg of potassium and 1mg sodium.
This tasty fruit is not only full of vitamins, but also fiber and has no fat whatsoever. The sweetness it has is a result from the carbohydrates that increase the blood sugar level. However, no need to run away from pineapple if you have type two diabetes, just make sure you control the daily intake of carbohydrates.
Another thing, pineapple is rich with water and water and fiber are good in kidney stimulation and help the digestive tract. A diet based on pineapple will not give you the sense of exhaustion and starvation because of the amazingly refreshing taste it has and as a plus – pineapple can improve your mood!
It can also boost your immune system and help your body to fight the negative consequences stress brings along. If you consume it regularly, it will not only make you feel better, but also look better!
A pineapple based diet can be very efficient and helps in loss of two to three pounds in only five days. Because of its diuretic properties, the body will get rid of the unnecessary water and thus you will lose weight.
The following recipe will make you feel fresh, look better and most importantly – be healthier.
Vitamin C bomb: Pineapple-Coconut smoothie
- One medium banana
- One cup of fresh pineapple chunks
- ¾ of a cup of coconut milk
- Half a cup of 100% orange juice
It is simple to prepare, just blend all the ingredients and there you go! You will have a smoothie great for lungs detox which is especially useful for people that work in smoky environment, with gas etc.