Pineapple contains calcium, potassium, fibre and vitamin c. Pineapple is low in fat and cholesterol. Vitamin c is the body’s primary water soluble antioxidant, against free radicals that attack and damage normal cells. Pineapple is a good source of vitamin B1, vitamin B6, copper and dietary fibre.
The vitamin C boosts the immune system. The body uses vitamin C to help metabolize fats and cholesterol, absorb iron to keep body healthy.
Pineapple contains manganese thiamine which is important for energy producing enzymes. The fresh pineapple juice protect against throat infections. The pineapple regulates the flow of blood and also it purifies the blood.
Nutrition value in pineapple (Per 100 gm)
Vitamin A : 130 I.U
Vitamin C : 24 mg
Calcium : 16 mg
Phosphorus : 11 mg
Potassium : 150 mg
Carbohydrates : 13.7 gm
Calories : 52