NU Pineapple

pineapplePineapples have often been recommended in detox diets for their nutritional properties, their low calorie and high water content and for their high antioxidant capacity, derived mostly from the exceptionally high levels of vitamin C found in this remarkable fruit.

Apart from being rich in vitamins A and C, pineapples are also an excellent source for the important enzyme nutrient Bromelain, which is a mixture of important protein and milk-digesting enzymes. Bromelain helps the body's digestive system and has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. Bromelain has also been found to aid the action of certain antibiotics and drugs and also complementing the healing process in the cases of trauma caused by injury.

Pineapple has found its way into a variety of dishes throughout the world, their sweet and sour flavour enhancing recipes to give a great tropical twist. This naturally sweet fruit also makes a superb refreshing drink, which combines excellently with other topical fruits to make mouth-watering juices.

Avaliable in: 18kg pails or 1kg pots

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A great detox to revitalize your system

Enjoy the antioxidantAntioxidants are vital in our diet to protect our bodies against the damaging effects of an excess of substances called “free radicals”. These surplus free radicals may cause cell damage and this may predispose to cancer and other illnesses, and it is thought to be how the ageing process takes place. The antioxidants present in our diet helps to neutralise the free radicals in our body and stop them producing their damaging effect. effects of this Vitamin CVitamin C is an essential nutrient and is required for a range of essential metabolic reactions. It is also a highly effective antioxidant, acting to lessen oxidative stress. rich fruit

Free of saturated fatsSaturated are found in largest quantities in animal products such as meant, cheese, cream, milk, eggs, butter and lard, and of course in the many processed derivatives (ie biscuits, cakes, chocolate, pastries etc). It has been proved that a diet high in saturated fats can raise the level of the “bad blood cholesterol” LDL (low-density lipoprotein) which is a major risk factor in heart disease, as well as other ailments such as obesity and cancer. and cholesterol There are 2 types of cholesterol LDL (bad) and HDL (good): When too much LDL cholesterol circulates in the blood, it can slowly build up in the inner walls of the arteries. Together with other substances, it can form plaque, a thick, hard deposit that can narrow the arteries and make them less flexible. If a clot forms and blocks a narrowed artery, heart attack or stroke can result. Unlike LDL, HDL actually helps to remove cholesterol from the tissues and delivers it to the liver for excretion. and full of essential nutrients for a healthy lifestyle

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Source of an important enzyme nutrient, BromelainBromelain, found in pineapples, can be used in a vast array of medical conditions. It is an anti-inflammatory agent, and so can be used for sports injury, trauma, arthritis, and other kinds of swelling. Its main uses are athletic injuries, digestive problems, phlebitis, sinusitis, and aiding healing after surgery

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