Bromelain: Uses, Health Benefits & Side Effects


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A substance which can break down, or digest, proteins is called a:

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1. Bromelain may play a role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease because of its:

2. The removal of dead (necrotic) tissue from a burn or wound to enhance healing is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How can bromelain be used as a preventative supplement? What side effects might be experienced when taking bromelain? You must be familiar with these kinds of topics in order to do well on this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is designed to measure the following abilities:

  • Select the name of a substance that breaks down proteins
  • Explain why bromelain may play a role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Identify the name of a procedure wherein dead tissue is removed from a burn or wound
  • Name the organization that categorizes herbal and natural remedies
  • List side effects of bromelain

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the side effects of bromelain
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how bromelain can prevent cardiovascular diseases and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an organization that categorizes and supplies recommendations for herbal and natural remedies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to give terms that describe the removal of dead tissue from wounds and burns and what substance breaks down proteins

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of this subject by reviewing the lesson titled Bromelain: Uses, Health Benefits & Side Effects. You will learn:

  • Where bromelain is naturally found
  • What bromelain is combined with the provide benefits comparable to NSAIDs
  • What platelets are
  • Why bromelain can be used to help with post-operative recovery
  • How many milligrams of bromelain daily is considered a safe dose