Over the years, humans have discovered ways of combining foods in order to gain extra beneficial nutrients. However, this does not go to say that, not all foods can be combined, but at the same time certain foods and fruits offers outstanding health benefits when consumed together. There's no limit to what we can achieve when it comes to food combination, but it's always advisable to consult a nutritionist or a food expert when you want to try something new. In this article, I will be showing you some benefits you'll derive from drinking the mixture of pineapple and cucumber.
Pineapple is widely consumed in this part of the world due to its sweet and refreshing taste not forgetting its incredible nutrient contents, some of which include vitamin C, manganese, antioxidants, and others. While cucumber on the other hand is notable for its mild watery flavor which is mostly enjoyed when the weather is hot.
Pineapple and cucumber smoothie is very easy to prepare, all you need to do is wash the two fruits and peel the pineapple. After which, you cut them into smaller pieces and blend. The smoothie is healthy and tasty as well, you'll enjoy it, trust me.
Below are some benefits you can derive by drinking pineapple and watermelon smoothie.
1. Anti-inflammatory properties.
Drinking pineapple and cucumber juice provides you with amazing nutrients and one of those include bromelain enzyme, which functions to reduce inflammation and lower the growth of cancer cells.
2. Combats high blood pressure.
This juice is endowed with healthy nutrients like potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus. Research has shown that these nutrients help to reduce sodium levels in our system, which in turn lowers blood pressure. Consuming pineapple and cucumber smoothie is extremely beneficial to the body because it helps to fight high blood pressure.
3. Low in sugar.
Pineapple and cucumber smoothie contains no added sugar. Drinking this combination is good for your system as it is free from preservatives.
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