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Add some pineapple to that porkWhen you think meat, you don't exactly think fruit. But having a side of pineapple with your steak (or chicken, or pork) dinner does a number of helpful things for your digestive track.
"Protein takes the most digestive work, as the foods have to be broken down into amino acids from complex chains," says Kimberly Snyder, celebrity nutritionist and author of "The Beauty Detox." Instead of cancelling your cookout, Brown suggests adding some pineapple slices to your meat.
"Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, which helps to break down proteins," says Brown. "It's like a meat tenderizer in your stomach. If you are going to eat a high protein meal like steak or chicken kabobs, make sure to add a few pineapple slices to each skewer."
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