Notes for eating pineapple

Allergic reaction

Pineapple is characterized by softening of meat, so it can irritate the lips, cheeks and tongue, but it may go away after a few hours. However, if the swelling accompanied by a rash, hives or difficulty breathing, you may have an allergy pineapple. In this case, you need to stop eating and to the health facility immediately.


Increased blood sugar

Pineapple is a fruit with a very high amount of sugar and carbohydrates, so eating too much pineapple can cause spikes in blood sugar levels of the body.

Damage teeth

Features high acidity of the pineapple can cause chemical processes in the mouth while eating, they soften the teeth, causing tooth decay, especially with people who are having dental problems. After eating pineapple signs usually toothache and sensitivity when eating hot or cold food.


React with some drugs

Bromelain in pineapple is an enzyme capable of interacting with a certain number of drugs. Doctors Medical Center of the University of Maryland recommends that you should not eat pineapple while taking antibiotics, anticoagulants, anticonvulsants, blood-thinning medications, depression or insomnia.

Those with a history of atopic

After eating pineapple, bromelain may stimulate the body to produce histamine, which causes symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, urticaria, itching discomfort, even causing breathing difficulties. Therefore, patients with a history of atopic as urticaria, allergic rhinitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, … should be limited so as not to eat pineapple aggravated condition.

Not good for pregnant women

Pineapple overeating may increase large doses of enzyme bromelain in pregnant woman’s body, stimulates uterine contractions, resulting in miscarriage.


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