Pineapple

By: Molly Lamp

Vitamins In Pineapple:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Pyridoxine
  • Riboflavin
  • Folates
  • Niacin
  • Thiamin

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Minerals in Pineapple:

  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

Different Ways to Eat Pineapple:

Health Benefits:

Prevents asthma

Prevents cancer

Lowers your blood sugar

Helps with digestion

Fights off skin cancer and prevents damage to the skin

Supports heart health

History of the Pineapple

It was originated in Brazil in South America. Some people think that Christopher Columbus and his crew were the first Europeans to eat the pineapple. Pineapples are the cousin of a the pine cone.

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One of my favorite ways to eat pineapple, GRILLED!

Interesting Facts:

  • It takes three years before a pineapple to mature
  • Some pineapples are used for jack-o-lanterns
  • Even though pineapples are originated in South America, they come from Asia more than any other country to this day