Awesome info on the health and healing benefits of pineapple. I love it and it always makes me feel better.
Pineapple health benefits and medicinal properties of the fruit.
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The pineapple was originally from Brazil (though there are different varieties found elsewhere in the world). The pineapple was spread by natives around South America and eventually to the Caribbean and the Indies – and hit Europe in the 1400s. Traditionally societies in South America have used pineapples to reduce digestive upset and irritation.
Pineapple Health Benefits
Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain. It is the bromelain, found mainly in the core of the pineapple, which causes most people to feel a burning or stinging sensation in their mouth when eaten. Bromelain is a protein-digesting (proteolytic) enzyme complex which is able to hydrolyze or break down a wide variety of protein types in a range of both acid and alkaline environments.
This has fairly obvious health benefits when you consider that many of the
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