Pineapples are one of my favorite fruits! We can get them fresh and ripe all year 'round; they are shipped here from the coast.
We usually eat it fresh, but we also put it on homemade pizza, or in smoothies. During the colder months here in Guatemala, the locals make a delicious hot punch from pineapple! The "cold season" is a good time to do that, and here is why:
Besides being packed with vitamin C, pineapples also contain bromelain, which is known to relieve coughs and loosen mucus. Its anti-inflammatory properties also help relieve arthritis, gout and other inflammatory ailments. Pretty great!
One of the lesser-known benefits of pineapple is that it helps relieve nausea. Yes, even nausea caused by pregnancy. (Try it, next time you have opportunity ;o) It is also good for preventing motion- and air-sickness.
You can benefit the most from these properties of the pineapple by eating the fresh fruit or drinking fresh juice. (It loses a lot of it nutritional value in the canning process.)
...Just another wonderful fruit God made!
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