Pineapple and its benefit to help build muscle mass

You who are currently training hard to form a perfect muscle tone would have memorized the benefits of protein. Protein does include raw materials to repair damage to muscle tissue.

Every day we are advised to intake about 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. While the average elite athlete can consume 2 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight.

To maximize the body's absorption of protein, you should not forget the benefits of pineapple. According to nutritionists Jansen Ongko, MSc, RD, pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain.

"Bromelain enhances the absorption of protein. For optimal results pineapple consumption after exercise," he said in a Fruit Summit held by Sunpride.

In addition bromelain also has the benefit of speeding up the wound healing process and can reduce inflammation and swelling in the body.

If you do not like pineapple for fear of the tongue become itchy, in fact there is now a pineapple Honi that does not itch. This is because it is derived from pineapple varieties with lowest calcium oxalate. Calcium oxalate is a substance that makes the throat itch.