Pineapple

Did You Know!?

  • 1 cup of pineapple has 82 calories, 0 grams fat, 0 grams cholesterol, 22 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, 16 grams of sugar and 1 gram of protein.
  • Pineapple is a  good source of Fiber, Thiamin, Vitamin B6 and Copper, Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Just one cup of pineapple contains 73% of your daily manganese which is required for bone strengthening in both the young and old and  it is also helpful for connective tissue growth.
  • The proteolytic enzyme bromelain that is in pineapples helps with the inflammation associated with arthritis, bronchial tubes, and digestive problems.
  • Pineapple juice has been used to remove intestinal worms.
  • Can help prevent nausea cased by morning sickness or motion sickness.
  • The fiber and water content in pineapple can help relieve or prevent constipation.
  • The high levels of vitamin C combined with the bromelain in pineapples helps to lesson the severity of colds and reduce the amount of mucus in the throat.
  • It has been reported that people who consume pineapple daily have few sinus problems related to allergies.
  • Eat pineapple for a cleaner mouth, it helps to discourage plaque growth.
  • If you want to speed up the ripening of a pineapple, so that you can eat it faster, then you can do it by standing it upside down (on the leafy end).