Pineapple

Zaria Anderson

Nutrients

-good source of vitamin C.

-manganese.

-vitamin B1

-vitamin B6

-copper

-folate

benefits

-lowers blood pressure

-combats cancer

-protects skin

-helps digestion

diferant types to cut pineapple

healthy pina colada smoothie

steps:

-2 1/2 cups fresh pineapple chunks


-1/2 cup light coconut mil


-1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut


-1 tablespoon honey


-1 cup ice cubes




-Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve immediately

history of a pineapple

-Historians believe that the pineapple originated in Brazil in South America


-The word pineapple in English was first recorded in 1398, when it was originally used to describe the reproductive organs of conifer trees


-When European explorers discovered this tropical fruit they called them pineapples

Intresting facts

-Pineapple plants have really pretty flowers

-Once harvested, pineapples don't continue to ripen.

-It can take more than two years for a pineapple plant to produce a single pineapple fruit.