We’re all familiar with the impressive benefits of this delicious and healthy fruit. But if you’ve never tried pineapple water, then this article should interest you.
Rich in essential nutrients and without added sugar, pineapple water is a great way to stay hydrated, fight inflammation, stimulate and protect the liver, among other amazing benefits.
It’s easy to prepare and so delicious that you won’t be able to go without it once you’ve tried it. We encourage you to check it out.
Prepare the pineapple water the day before and sip on it throughout the day. All it takes in half a pineapple per 2-liter pitcher of water. For maximum benefits, let the pineapple infuse overnight and collect the fruit and eat it too! Just make sure to make a fresh batch every day.
Pineapple water is chock-full of potassium, an important electrolyte. It’s used by your body to grow, develop, and maintain healthy bones and teeth. It also activates enzymes crucial for carbohydrate metabolism and plays a role in regulating blood pressure.
Bromelain is a combination of enzymes that help modulate your body’s inflammatory response. Eating a serving of the fruit every day can reduce swelling, bruising, and pain after injury or surgery. It also dramatically reduces healing time. It can even manage chronic pain from arthritis just as effectively as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Healthy Weight Loss
Thanks to its high fiber content, pineapples take more time to digest, and thus makes you feel full for longer. Pineapple water prevents sugar and fat cravings. Thiamine converts carbohydrates into energy and boosts metabolism.
Proper Thyroid Function
Pineapples are rich in iodine and bromelain. These help in the treatment of many autoimmune disorders, and relieve thyroiditis-associated symptoms.
Flushes Out Parasites
Just when you think it’s done enough, bromelain comes back around and fights again! Studies show that it can kill parasites like nematodes (roundworms), which are known to cause illness and death. Nematodes affect nearly 50% of the world’s population and can be a pain to treat.
Pineapple contains loads of gut-healthy fiber, with absorbs toxic waste filtered out by your liver. It also contains powerful antioxidants that protect against heavy metals and toxins as well as free radicals.
This spiky fruit’s active compound, bromelain, digests protein while its manganese content helps your body make the enzymes it needs to produce energy. Talk about the perfect two-punch combo (7)!