Pineapple is high in bromelain, an enzyme that helps the body digest proteins and reduce inflammation. Eating—or drinking—fresh pineapple is not only a gustatory delight, it can help reduce swelling and pain from injuries.
- 2 cups watermelon
- 3/4 cup pineapple
- 1 medium apple
- 1 inch fresh gingerroot, peeled
Juice the ingredients in the order listed according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Serve immediately.
Adapted from The Juice Generation, by Eric Helms with Amely Greeven (Touchstone, 2014).