Pineapple is naturally endowed with bromelain. However, doctors have been using synthetic bromelain to treat several conditions, such as cancer, blood clots, and arthritis. Bromelain is the name given to certain enzymes in pineapple that have the ability to dissolve protein. In some people, lack of proper absorption of protein leaves an ammonia residue in the system resulting in uric acid accumulation.
Aids Protein Digestion and Absorption. Presence of bromelain before and after meals certainly assists our system to gain maximum protein coming within our diet. To break down protein is a tough job. Natural digestive enzymes, bromelain provides special assistance to the digestive system even thou it’s fully outfitted with heavy-duty instruments intended to metabolism protein, with stomach acids and proteolytic enzymes such as trypsin.
Bromelain enzymes in pineapples are classified as proteases, meaning they target the biochemical bonds that help proteins maintain their structure. All proteins, are compostion of amino acids including dietary protein, bond by peptide. Our digestive system processes are crucial for transforming dietary protein like beans and nuts to usable structure such as free amino acids enabling the to absorb free amino acids, leaving intact protein particles to pass through to the lower intestine in preparation for further processing and excretion.
As the body easily absorbs more free amino acids, even more essential amino acids are present to be appropriately used by your liver and delivered to the entire body. Our body requires eight essential amino acids, which only come from external elements, and from the food we eat. The digestive system’s efficiency and the capacity of assimilation by the body determines our health and vitality. Adding the Heart of the pineapple (in picture above) contain valuable rejuvenating chemical components to aid cellular recovery.
Anthocyanin gives the deep red color to beets, flowers, plants, fruits, and vegetables. For example, anthocyanins from Hibiscus sp have historically been used in liver disfunction and hypertension; and bilberry (Vaccinium).
This simple three-ingredient juice is sweet and refreshing, with the pineapple adding a beach vibe that makes you feel like you are on vacation and the beautiful red-hue of the juice giving you exotic tropical vibes. Add in the fresh lemongrass scent, and you have yourself a sweet and aromatic nutrition.
The secret to the sweetest Pine Beet AB is a well-ripened pineapple. There are two tips to telling if your pineapple is ripe. One, you gently pull one of the center leaves of the pineapple, and if it comes right off, you have ripe fruit in your hand, and two is a sweet ripe pineapple scent from the fruit itself without peeling. For nutritional benefits, the peels of pineapple made to tea are common. Boil the peels with ginger and turmeric and make a sweet and spicy tea loaded with anti-fungal and anti-viral properties.
Pine Beet AB
Nutritional Benefits: Beets get their beautiful red hue from anthocyanins, a very powerful class of antioxidants that boost cardiovascular health by making blood vessels elastic and preventing plaque from forming. Beets additionally promote brain health and digestive health via minerals such as potassium and magnesium. Pineapple is great for digestive health and contains bromelain, an enzyme that helps dissolve proteins and thus boosting muscle tissue repair. Lemongrass has been predominantly used to heal yeast and bacterial infections in traditional medicine. It is also a great anti-inflammatory, thanks to potent antioxidants.
- 1/2 medium pineapple
- 1 medium beetroot
- 1 small stalk of lemongrass or a few drops of lemongrass essential oil
Peel the beets and pineapple and cut them into small pieces.
Cut fresh lemongrass into small pieces.
Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until very smooth.
Filter out all the pulp in a cheesecloth.
Enjoy a delicious reddish-purple juice!
Regularly drinking this natural juice helps your body cleanse itself and glow with beauty.