Health Benefits of Pineapple

– Pineapples are rich in potassium, Vitamin C and pro-vitamin A.

– Persons suffering from gastro-duodenal ulcers or gastritis should not eat them because of their high acid content.

– No studies to date have proved that pineapples help people lose weight. On the other hand pineapple juice helps persons suffering from pancreatic insufficiency gain weight.

– Applied externally, pineapple juice helps tone the skin.

– Pineapples are

– nutritious

– diuretic

– beneficial for stomach fermentation (fresh pineapple only)

– To be eaten fresh and very ripe (whenever possible) or pressed into juice.