Pineapples are America’s favorite fruits and for a reason. Not only are they very tasteful, they also offer a wide range of health benefits.
Bromelain, which is found in pineapples is an enzyme that eases pain and inflammation, reduces swelling, treats hay fever, removes fat and can even prevent cancer.
Vitamin C is also one of the things found in pineapples. It is a natural antioxidant that protects and supports out immune system. Like many other citrus fruits, pineapples are high in this vitamin and that is why it is advised to consume them during the flu season.
Another great thing about pineapples is that they also contain manganese which is an essential nutrient used to process carbohydrates, cholesterol and protein.
A bowel of freshly chopped pineapple is a great source of vitamin A. This vitamin helps with vision, keeps the skin healthy and reduces mucus. It is also important to say that pineapples contain almost zero calories and with all the health benefits mentioned before makes it great substitute for med remedies. From its juice you can make an excellent cough syrup.
All you have to do is take one cup of fresh pineapple juice, ¼ cup of fresh lemon juice, one piece of ginger, one tablespoon of raw honey and ½ tablespoon cayenne pepper, combine it all together and take ¼ cup, 2-3 per day and repeat daily.