Forget Diet And Exercise, This One Food Is All You Need For A Perfect Body

Pineapple is a superfood with a plethora of health benefits, from lowering inflammation to having profound anti-obesity effects on the body. Even one serving can have tremendous health effects on the body.

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Currently, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines one serving of pineapple as 1/2 cup, cut up. Down below is more information in regards to this super fruit's super benefits:

Fights Inflammation and Helps You Heal Quick

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Bromelain is also an amazing inflammation fighter. Inflammation can be hard on the body and the heart, so an added benefit is increased heart health. The Vitamin C found in Pineapple may also help improve collagen structures within your body and speed up your body's healing processes.

Maintains Vision

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Vitamin A can also be found in pineapple. This vitamin helps you maintain your eye health so that as your body ages, you are less likely to experience deteriorating vision.

Strengthens Your Bones, Tissues, and Cartilag

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Minerals found in the pineapple fruit can also help to strengthen your bones and connective tissues. Pineapple contains significant levels of:

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese

Helps Lower Your Risk of Stroke

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The potassium found in pineapple helps to lower blood pressure and prevent strokes from occurring. Potassium also helps prevent debris buildup within blood vessels.

Keeps your skin glowing and youthful

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The antioxidants found in this amazing fruit also help prevent free radical damage from occurring within the body. These free radicals can harm your body and accelerate the aging process.

Eases digestion

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If you suffer from any digestive issues, pineapple may be the solution for you. It helps your body move things more easily throughout your colon. If you are sensitive to acid, pineapple may need to be introduced slowly into your diet as it can exacerbate ulcers or similar conditions.

Balances Blood Sugar Level

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The fiber found in pineapple balances blood sugar levels and has a positive effect on the body's metabolic processes.

Improves fertility

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The bromelain in pineapple may also help to improve one's fertility because it contains bromelain, which is an anti-inflammatory agent. Because many women with implantation issues have inflammation, it may make it easier to get pregnant.

When used in conjunction with exercise, pineapple can be a great booster for weight loss

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The enzyme, Bromelain, is abundant in pineapple. This potent enzyme is immensely helpful in improving digestion, making sure you get the most out of your nutrient-dense meals and helping you burn fat in a healthy way. However, incorporating this fruit into your diet may not be enough to cause any drastic weight loss to occur. For that to happen, you must also incorporate physical activity.

Did you know pineapple was such a super fruit? What do you think? Let us know in the comments and pass this along to the fittest people you know!