A high amount of vitamin C and antioxidants are present in pineapples which can help protect the health of the eyes of a person as they age. Vitamin C can also help the risk of having gingivitis and periodontal disease.
The antioxidant vitamin C, when eaten in its natural form (as in a pineapple) or applied topically, can help to fight skin damage caused by the sun and pollution, reduce wrinkles and improve overall skin texture. Vitamin C also plays a vital role in the formation of collagen, the support system of your skin.
Pineapple is also a source of important vitamins and minerals such as thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, manganese and potassium and antioxidants and polyphenols, such as beta-carotene.
The enzyme bromelain, has effectiveness reducing inflammation.