What is Pineapple Fruit?
Traditionally, Pineapples were known as “ananas”. The fruit itself is up to a foot long and is surrounded by thorny spikes, topped with hard, waxy leaves, sometimes up to thirty per fruit. Pineapples and their sweet juice are used and enjoyed around the world, even as a popular flavour in alcoholic drinks, most popular is Pinacolada.
Where does Pineapple Fruit grow?
Pineapple fruit is actually native to Paraguay and Brazil, and possibly parts of the Caribbean. Historically, the most significant grower of pineapples was Hawaii, but they are now cultivated in large quantities in Brazil, the Philippines, and Costa Rica. The exact movement of pineapples and the evolution of pineapples as a popular global fruit are still somewhat unknown
Pineapple Health Benefits and Nutrition Facts
· Strengthen immune system
· Reduces inflammation as effective as medicine
· Anti-clotting and Anti-cancer properties
· Rich in fibre to protects against constipation
· Helps prevents arthritis
· Builds and maintains strong bones
· Excellent source Vitamin-C and A
· High in enzymes (bromelain) that improves digestion