Pineapple, Ananas comosus, belongs to the Bromeliaceae family, from which one of its most important health promoting compounds, the enzyme bromelain, was named.
Pineapple is rich in vitamin C which supports collagen, teeth and gums and is a great immune booster.
One of the most important nutrients found in pineapple is bromelain - a digestive enzyme. Bromelain increases digestive ability and destroys worms. It can be found in the core of the pineapple.
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