Nature has provided us with foods that can help our bodies heal from ailments and in recovery from major diseases.
Eating the right food and the right amount can keep our bodies strong through the mineral and vitamin contents in them. It can also improve digestion. An improved digestive system is itself a prerequisite for healing. when there is effective digestion of food, vitamins and minerals are well absorbed, and they aid in repairing other body systems. This is essentially true for people who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
One food that can remedy symptoms for IBS sufferers is pineapple. It helps in digestion. Just get a fresh unprocessed pineapple and eat it. Ripe pineapples are the only ones recommended here though. Unripe pineapples are not safe for you because they contain a poison that potentially causes serious vomiting. You can have canned pineapples if the fresh variety is not available. The fresh pineapple should be pealed generously. Remove the crown, the rind, the core and the eyes.
To remove the eyes, you can cut the pineapple crosswise. Of course you can only consume the flesh. Fresh, chilled pineapple is delicious and very refreshing.
fiber balls can be formed in your intestines if you consume too much pineapple, so eat just the right quantity. In right quantities it has a healing effect.
Pineapples are acidic and may cause some irritation at the tip of your tongue. To prevent this,you can rub a little salt on the pineapple before consuming it. You could also soak the pineapple in salty water for a short while before eating. Canned pineapples don’t sting since they are already soaked in syrup.
Pineapple has diuretic and cleansing properties. It helps detoxify the body. Vitamin C content is high in pineapples and also the enzyme, bromelain. Bromelain helps the digestive system, acts as an anti-inflammatory for the relief of arthritis,sorethroat and gout. It aids in healing wounds like after surgery or injury. It is believed that pineapple has some micro-nutrients that help in preventing cancer and formation of blood clots, therefore, protecting one from stroke. Pineapple is a reputable food for killing worms.
If you eat a piece of pineapple after every meal, you will notice an improvement in your digestion. Improved digestion means that you will have less gas build up, less burping and reduced stomach discomforts and its good news for IBS patients. Consider eating a slice or two of pineapple if you are an IBS sufferer.
Another way of consuming pineapple is to blend it into a juice. Milk or yoghurt can be added into the juice if well tolerated. You can add water or ice to your drink but don’t add sugar.