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Pineapple

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About This Food

Description

Pineapples are a tropical fruit and a native to South America.

Brought to Hawaii in the 1700s, the pineapple has long been recognized as a symbol of hospitality.

Three varieties are commonly available and include Smooth Cayenne, Red Spanish and Sugar Loaf.

Pineapple is an excellent source of vitamin C and also contain the enzyme bromelain.

Glycemic Index=59
Glycemic Load=7
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=385

Selecting & Storing

Choose a firm, plump fragrant pineapple with rigid green leaves that is heavy for its size. After ripening, pineapple can be refrigerated for three to five days.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low FODMAP Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminC
  • Manganese
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup(s) diced

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Calories: 78

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 1 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.19 g
Saturated Fat
0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.02 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.06 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
26 g
ALA
26 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
20.34 g
Net Carbohydrate
18.17 g
Sugars
15.27 g
Fiber
2.17 g
Protein
0.84 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
89.9 IU
2%
Vitamin C
74.09 mg
123%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.03 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.17 mg
8%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
1.08 mg
1%
Folate
27.9 mcg
7%
Niacin
0.78 mg
4%
Riboflavin
0.05 mg
3%
Thiamin
0.12 mg
8%
Choline
8.53 mg
2%
Minerals
Calcium
20.15 mg
2%
Copper
0.17 mg
8%
Iron
0.45 mg
2%
Magnesium
18.6 mg
5%
Manganese
1.44 mg
72%
Phosphorous
12.4 mg
1%
Potassium
168.95 mg
5%
Selenium
0.16 mcg
0%
Sodium
1.55 mg
0%
Zinc
0.19 mg
1%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
54.25 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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