Along with being high in vitamin C and manganese, pineapple also contain bromelain, which is a composite substance that helps digestion, tames inflammation, and reduces certain tumors. It is also associated with protection against macular degeneration along with other fruits.
Bromelain is a protein enzyme extract derived from the stems of pineapples. Because of its effectiveness breaking down proteins, it is also used as a meat tenderizer. It is also used for wound debridement.