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Pine apple Health Benefits And Nutrition Values


Pineapple scientifically called as "Ananas comosus" and belongs to the family of Bromeliaceae, of the genus Ananas. Pineapple consume fresh, canned, juiced, and are found in a wide array of food stuffs - dessert,fruit salad, jam, yogurt, ice cream, candy, and as a complement to meat dishes. The word pineapple in English was first recorded in 1398, it was originally used to describe the reproductive organs of conifer trees. Pineapple carries out CAM photosynthesis, fixing carbon dioxide at night and storing it as the acid malate and then releasing it during the day, aiding photosynthesis.

Pineapple


Minerals:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Calcium
21.5mg
2%
Iron
0.5mg
3%
Magnesium
19.8mg
5%
Phosphorus
13.2mg
1%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Sodium
1.7mg
0%
Zinc
0.2mg
1%
Copper
0.2mg
9%
Manganese
1.5mg
76%
Selenium
0.2mcg
0%
Fluoride
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Calorie Information:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
TotalCalories
82.5(345 kJ)
4%
Carbs
77.8(326 kJ)
 
Fat
1.7(7.1 kJ
 
Protein
3.0(12.6 kJ)
 
Alcohol
0.0(0.0 kJ)
 
Protein & Amino Acids:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Protein
0.9g
2%
Fat & Fatty Acid
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Fat
0.2g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0g
0%
Monounsaturated fat
0.0g
Polysaturated Fat
0.1g
trans fatty acids
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transmonoenoicfattyacids
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trans-polyenoicfattyacids
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Omega-3 fatty acids
28.1mg
Omega-6 fatty acids
38.0mg
Vitamins:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Vitamin A
95.7 IU
2%
Vitamin B6
60.0mg
9%
Vitamin B12
120.0 mcg
0%
Vitamin C
78.9 mg
131%
`Vitamin D
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Vitamin D3
0.0mg
Vitamin E
0.0mg
Vitamin K
1.2 mcg
1%
Thiamin
0.1 mg
9%
Riboflavin
0.1 mg
3%
Niacin
0.8 mg
4%
Pantothenic
0.4 mg
4%
Choline
9.1 mg
Betaine
0.2 mg
Folate
29.7 mcg
7%
Carbohydrates:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
carbohydrates
21.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Starch

0.0g

Sugars
16.3g
Sterols:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Cholesterol
0.0g
0%
Phytosterols
9.9mg
Others:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Alcohol
0.0g
Water
142g
Ash
0.4g
Caffeine
0.0mg
Theobromine
0.0mg

PERSON WHOM MAY CONSUME PINEAPPLE
  • MACULAR DEGERATION
  • Macular degeneration is an age related medical condition which affects vision. This leads to loss of vision in the midpoint of the visual field due to damage to the retina. However, eating pineapple degreases your chances by 36%. You can feel safe from this horrible disease. You can add these to your morning cereal or lunch time yogurt.

  • BONE STRENGTH
  • The benefits of pineapples are popular due to their ability to build and maintain strong bones. Pineapples are rich in manganese, a trace mineral that is needed for your body to build bone and connective tissues. In fact, if you consume a cup of pineapple, you can already get 73 percent of your total body requirement for manganese.

  • GUMS HEALTHY
  • Gums are very important to keep healthy. If a person has unhealthy gums, his/her teeth would be in bad condition, and eventually will fall out. Eating pineapple will strengthen your gums that will help keep your teeth healthy and strong.



  • ARTHRITIS
  • Eating pineapples can greatly alleviate the pain of arthritis while at the same time improve the condition by strengthening the bones. When you eat pineapples, you have a better chance at having a healthier life.

  • HYPERTENSION
  • Hypertension occurs when too much force given on the artery walls while the blood circulates. One of the best ways to combat this is to take high amount of potassium plus a small amount of sodium in your diet. Pineapples are the correct for hypertension, since a cup of pineapple contains about 1 mg of sodium and 195 mg of potassium.

  • LOSE WEIGHT
  • Eating pineapple can highly cut down your sweet cravings because of its natural sweetness, saving you from a lot of sugar-induced calories. Consuming a lot of pineapple in your meals will leads to weight loss because pineapples can make you feel full without giving you an ounce of fat.


PERSON WHOM MAY NOT CONSUME PINEAPPLE
  • STOMACH UPSET
  • After taking pineapple you may experience nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Episodes of diarrhea may also contribute to stomach upset, cramping or pain due to presence of bromelain.

  • MENSTURAL CHANGES
  • Women taking bromelain supplements may increase in amount of blood they lose during menstruation. Affected women may need to change their pad more frequently than usual. This condition may also increase a woman's risk of developing anemia.






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