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Benefits of including Pineapple in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Pineapple. Health Benefits
Heart care, Increases metabolic rate, Asthma treatment, Bronchitis treatment and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Pineapple. General Benefits
Anti-inflammatory properties, Controls blood pressure, Digestive aid, Eye care, Healing of wounds, Maintains healthy cholesterol level, Strengthens bones, Treatment of sinusitis and Treatment of common cold
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Benefits of Pineapple for skin. Skin Benefits
Anti-aging benefits, Brightens and lightens complexion, Skin cleansing, Treatment of acne and Treatment of dark spots
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Benefits of Pineapple for hair. Hair Benefits
Prevents hair loss
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Pineapple Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Pineapple fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Abdominal Pains, Itching In Tongue And Other Parts Of Mouth, Sneezing, Swelling, Tingling Sensation In Wrist And Face, Vomiting and Wheezing
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Undesirable effects of Pineapple on body. Side Effects
Causes Swollen Mouth, Allergic Reaction, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Skin Rash and Vomiting
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It tells you whether Pineapple is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Pineapple is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Pineapple is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Pineapple. Best Time to Eat
  • Best if taken as a breakfast (or empty stomach)
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • As a snack in the late afternoon
  • Eat the fresh ones, avoid mixing with any other foods, don't eat after meal.
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Pineapple is the amount for which the nutrients present in Pineapple are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
13.12 g
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
1.40 g
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
9.85 g
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23
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
0.54 g
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48
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.04
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24
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
3.00 mcg
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32
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.08 mg
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10
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.03 mg
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28
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
0.50 mg
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30
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.21 mg
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29
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.11 mg
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13
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
18.00 mcg
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
47.80 mg
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17
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.02 mg
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41
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
0.70 mcg
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30
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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9
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
0.00 mcg
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
5.50 mg
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23
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.12 g
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8
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
109.00 mg
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66
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.29 mg
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36
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
1.00 mg
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20
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
13.00 mg
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28
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
12.00 mg
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23
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.12 mg
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21
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
8.00 mg
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40
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
0.93 mg
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4
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.11 mg
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19
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.10 mcg
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
17.00 mg
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27
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
23.00 mg
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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They are plant sterols and stanols that regulate the absorption of cholesterol from the small intestine and lower LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol in humans. Phytosterol
6.00 mg
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13
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
86.00 g
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
0.22 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Pineapple is the amount for which the calories present in Pineapple are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
50.00 kcal
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14
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
50.00 kcal
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15
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
245.00 kcal
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31
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
52.00 kcal
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Calorie count of different Pineapple items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Pineapple juice. Calories in Juice
53.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Pineapple jam. Calories in Jam
265.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Pineapple Pie. Calories in Pie
303.00 kcal
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Features of Pineapple that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Pineapple belongs! Type
Berry, Tropical
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Time of the year when Pineapple is available. Season
Autumn
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Different types of Pineapple. Varieties
Smooth Cayenne, Abacaxi, Red Spanish and Queen
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Pineapple is found. Color
Yellow
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
Yellow
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External appearance of Pineapple. Shape
Oval
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How Pineapple feels in your mouth! Texture
Juicy
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Taste of Pineapple. Taste
Strong, Sweet and Tart
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Pineapple. Origin
Central America and South America
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Pineapple Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Pineapple. Soil Type
Clay, Sandy Loam and Well-Drained
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
5.5-6
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Pineapple. Climatic Conditions
Hot and Sunny
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Interesting facts about Pineapple. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Pineapple. Facts about Pineapple
  • A single pineapple takes 3 years to reach maturation.
  • Pineapple is not an apple, but is actually a berry.
  • The name is with reference to its resemblance to pine cones.
  • Pineapple is sweeter if scales are more.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Pineapple or not. Pineapple In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Pineapple. Wine
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Use of Pineapple in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Pineapple or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Pineapple or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Pineapple. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Pineapple. Top Producer
Costa Rica
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Other countries that are known producers of Pineapple. Other Countries
Brazil, India, Philippines and Thailand
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Country which imports Pineapple on a large scale. Top Importer
United States Of America
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Country which exports Pineapple on largest scale Top Exporter
Costa Rica
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Pineapple. Botanical Name
Ananas comosus
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The alternate name of Pineapple. Synonym
Ananas sativus
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Liliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Commelinidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Poales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Bromeliaceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Ananas
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
A. comosus
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Generic group of Pineapple. Generic Group
Pineapple
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What are the General Benefits of Pineapple?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Pineapple Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Pineapple? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: heart care, increases metabolic rate, asthma treatment, bronchitis treatment and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: prevents hair loss. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are causes swollen mouth, allergic reaction, diarrhoea, nausea, skin rash and vomiting. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Pineapple fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Pineapple

It is important to know the nutrition details of Pineapple to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Pineapple fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: Not Available and calories in frozen fruit are 50.00 kcal. Thus, we can say that Pineapple belongs to Low Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Pineapple jam is 265.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Pineapple are 13.12 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 1.40 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Pineapple in 47.80 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 109.00 mg and 13.00 mg.

Pineapple Taxonomy

Pineapple taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Pineapple fruit (Ananas comosus) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Pineapple as it is a combination of genus (Ananas) and species (A. comosus). The class and subclass of this fruit is Liliopsida and Commelinidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Pineapple is Bromeliaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Pineapple

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Pineapple that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Pineapple Facts are:

  • A single pineapple takes 3 years to reach maturation.
  • Pineapple is not an apple, but is actually a berry.
  • The name is with reference to its resemblance to pine cones.
  • Pineapple is sweeter if scales are more.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Smooth Cayenne, Abacaxi, Red Spanish and Queen. It is not available in seedless variety.