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Discover the 7 impressive components of pineapple, packed with nutrients that can benefit your health. Read on to learn more

Pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a healthy delicious tropical fruit that is loved by many people around the world. This juicy fruit is not only a great addition to your favorite smoothies and cocktails, but it's also packed with a variety of impressive nutrients that can benefit your health in numerous ways. In this blog post, we'll explore seven impressive components of pineapple that make it a nutritious and healthy fruit to include in your diet.


This tropical fruit has secret compounds, which when combined together; give Pineapple its many health benefits.

1- Aids Metabolism

2- May Boost Immunity

3- Can Help Digestion

4- May Suppress Inflammation

5- May Reduce the Risk of Cancer

6- May Ease Symptoms of Arthritis

7- May Speed Recovery after Surgery or Strenuous Exercise.


Historical Note:

Pineapple has a rich history that dates back to ancient South America. The fruit was originally cultivated by the indigenous people of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina. In the 1490s, Christopher Columbus and his crew were the first Europeans to discover pineapples in the Caribbean islands. Pineapple became a symbol of wealth and hospitality in the 1700s, and it was a highly sought-after fruit by the elite in Europe and America. Today, pineapples are grown in tropical regions around the world, and they continue to be a popular fruit for their sweet flavor and impressive nutritional value.


These 3 secret compounds found in Pineapples are: nutrients, antioxidants, and bromelain

1. Nutrients

Pineapples are packed with a variety of vitamins and minerals. They are especially rich in vitamin C and manganese.


Vitamin C is vital for growth, development, repair, Iron absorption from the diet and immunity. Manganese also aids growth, metabolism and has antioxidant properties.

2 thin slices of pineapple chunks contains the following:

Calories: 42

Fat: 0.1 grams

Protein: 0.5 gram

Carbs: 11 grams

Fiber: 1.2 grams

Vitamin C: 40.2 mg  67%  of the RDI

Manganese: 0.8 mg 39% of the RDI


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2. Disease-Fighting Antioxidants
Pineapples are a good source of antioxidants known as flavonoids and phenolic acids, which may reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Many of the antioxidants in pineapple are bound, so they may have longer lasting effects.


3. Bromelain

Pineapples contain bromelain, a group of digestive enzymes that breaks down proteins. This may aid digestion, especially in those with pancreatic insufficiency.



In conclusion, pineapple is a delicious and nutritious fruit that can provide numerous health benefits. Whether you're looking to boost your immune system, aid in digestion, or simply enjoy a sweet snack, pineapple is a great choice. So next time you're looking for a tasty and healthy fruit to add to your diet, consider adding pineapple to your grocery list.

Reference studies:

Antioxidants Bound to an Insoluble Food Matrix: Their Analysis, Regeneration Behavior, and Physiological Importance



Properties and therapeutic application of bromelain: a review



The chemopreventive action of bromelain, from pineapple stem (Ananas comosus L.), on colon carcinogenesis is related to antiproliferative and proapoptotic effects



Pineapple bromelain induces autophagy, facilitating apoptotic response in mammary carcinoma cells


Bromelain modulates T cell and B cell immune responses in vitro and in vivo


Waleed Foad

Dr. Waleed Foad

Physician Nutrition Consultant, For 15+ years

Master degree in Public Health, Majoring: Nutrition

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Alexandria University, Egypt.

Posted on
03 Oct 2020
Walaa Foula

Dr. Walaa Foula

Physician Nutrition Consultant, For 17+ years

Doctorate degree in Public Health, Majoring: Nutrition

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Alexandria University, Egypt.

Posted on
03 Oct 2020
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