Pineapple is a kind of delicious fruit that many people enjoy it. But chronic kidney disease patients have lots of diet restriction, can they still eat pineapple? Honestly speaking, moderate eating pineapple has many health benefits. In the following, you may have a general idea.
1. Pineapple is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. As we all known, kidney damaged is caused by inflammatory response in the kidneys. Therefore, eating pineapple is helpful for your kidney.
2. Pineapple are rich in vitamin C. One cup serving contains 131% of your daily vitamin C. It can keep your immune system firing on all cylinders, protecting you from various disease, such as cold and cancer.
3. Pineapple is a good source of manganese. The manganese mineral is an essential element for energy production, while protecting your cells from radicals. It can also help synthesise fatty foods and keep your bones healthy.
4. Pineapple contain rich potassium, which helps offset the damage from the sodium and lower blood pressure.
5. Due to the bromelain present in the fruit, pineapple can help reduce the risk of blood clots and keep a good blood circulation.
6. The bromelain in pineapple aids your stomach’s natural digestive enzymes in the digestion process. It helps to breakdown proteins. Promoting a healthy digestive system, it is great for a natural detox.
7. Eating pineapple can also help ease your symptom of nausea and vomiting.
To sum up, eating pineapple is good for your body both inside and out. But you should control the amounts, for its rich potassium. Too much potassium can cause irregular heart beat and weakness. How much you can take should depend on your medical condition. You had better consult a dietitian before you eat them. If desired, we are also very glad to help you.