Easy Quick Fruit Salad

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Life can get busy, so it's nice to have easy recipes that can save you time in the kitchen. And this quick and easy salad recipe does just that, with just six ingredients it will be ready in no time. Not all recipe ideas require a lot of time, effort, or energy to make the best recipes. Because this salad is so easy to make, you can get the kids to help out and have some fun. This is the perfect easy salad recipe to serve at any holiday or family gathering, but it can also be served any day of the week for something good. Another bonus is that it's gluten-free for people trying to watch what they eat. The ingredients that you will need for this easy salad recipe include pineapple chunks, seedless grapes, dark sweet cherries, Mandarin oranges, flavored marshmallows and whipped topping. For the full step by step instructions for this easy salad recipe, you will want to take a look at the Blessed Beyond Crazy site.

Pineapple belongs to the Bromeliaceae family, and it's a composite fruit that is made of coalesced berries that grow at the crown of a fruiting tree. The name pineapple evolved from the 17th century because of its structure and its appearance which is similar to pine cones. Historically, Hawaii had the largest production of pineapple fruit, but pineapples are now cultivated in large quantities in Brazil, Costa Rica and the Philippines. Pineapple is native to Paraguay and Brazil, and possibly parts of the Caribbean Islands. The exact evolution of the pineapple as a popular fruit is still unknown, but it is believed that the pineapple was first brought to Europe following Christopher Columbus’s return there in 1493. The fruiting season of pineapple runs from March until June, and each tree can produce some fruits. Pineapple can be eaten fresh, juiced, cooked and preserved. And the pineapple leaves can be used for wallpaper and ceiling insulation. Pineapple and its juice are enjoyed all around the world and can be used as a flavor in alcoholic beverages, the most famous of which is the tropical drink, of the pina colada. Some of the heath benefits of pineapple nutrition is that is may help with a stronger immune system, improved respiratory health, weight loss and strengthened bones, to name a few. Pineapple may help alleviate the symptoms of arthritis. As one of the most celebrated ways to use the fruit, as it may help reduce the inflammation of joints and muscles, especially those associated with arthritis, which is a debilitating disease that affects millions of people all over the world. This is because pineapple contains a fairly rare proteolytic enzyme known as bromelain, which is associated with breaking down complex proteins and has serious anti-inflammatory effects.

Pineapple nutrients may help to boost your immunity. A single serving of pineapple has more than 130 percent of the daily requirement of vitamin C that you need, which makes it one of the richest and most tasty sources of ascorbic acid. Vitamin C helps to reduce illness and boosts the immune system by helping to stimulate the activity of white blood cells and acts as an antioxidant to defend against the harmful effects of free radicals. Free radicals are the dangerous by-products of cellular metabolism that may damage some of the organ systems in the body and disrupt function, as well as cause healthy cells to in turn mutate into cancerous ones.

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