Sweet and tasty, Pineapples Rock!

 

Pineapples not only taste great but are packing dense nutrients that will aid your performance in the gym and overall health!

1: 1 fresh cup contains 131% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C. This helps keep you healthy, heal, increase your uptake of iron, meaning higher haemoglobin and red blood cell production leading to a more efficient heart and lungs! Great for all you cardio kings and queens :).

2: Contains riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, plays a significant role in the production of energy. It helps in the conversion of carbohydrates to sugar, which fuels the body’s many functions.

3:People who eat pineapples will have a lower risk of developing Asthma due to certain nutrients.  The nutrient is beta carotene  which is found in plant foods like pineapple, carrots and  apricots.

4: Helps prevent cancer! Due to high levels of the antioxidant vitamin C.

5: Increase in fertility! Pineapples high in antioxidants such as vitamin C, beta carotene as well as minerals and vitamins like copper, zinc have the ability to boost the chances of those looking to conceive.

6: High in potassium that helps maintain muscle mass! Diets that are  low in potassium can result in muscle wastage! Especially as we get older. Higher protein intake and potassium rich foods need to be consumed. The tasty pineapple comes to your aid :).

7: The antioxidant vitamin C helps fight skin damage caused by the sun,pollution,reduces wrinkles and aid in improving the overall appearance of a persons skin.