Pineapples are awesome! And they’re one of the few edible fruits of the Bromeliad family. This fruit is formed by many individual berries, merging together.
Nutritional Benefits of Pineapple
Pineapples are rich in vitamin C and manganese. They are also an excellent source of dietary fiber and bromelain (an enzyme).
Manganese is important for the antioxidant defenses. Pineapple is also rich in thiamine and vitamin B, which is good for energy production.
Pineapple is ideal for diets, because it has no cholesterol, no fat and it is low in sodium. A cup of pineapple pieces contains only 82 calories.