Pineapple is one of the fruits with good nutritional value, due to the large amount of sugar it contains, in addition to its richness in nutrients that are beneficial to the body.
Studies indicate that pineapple contains nutrients according to the following percentages:
Water 75%, sugars 18%, proteins 068%, fats 006%, in addition to that it contains citric acid, apple acid, yeasts and digestive enzymes such as bromelain, similar in effect to pepsin, which enters into the composition of gastric juice and helps digestion. Pineapple fruit contains potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, in addition to sulfur as well.
Among the vitamins that are included in the composition of pineapple are A, B, and vitamin C. Because of its richness in the aforementioned nutrients, pineapple is useful as a good digestive, diuretic, body tonic and anti-toxin. That is why health experts recommend it to everyone who suffers from indigestion, weakness in the body, obesity, arthritis, and atherosclerosis.
According to studies conducted in prestigious medical centers, it has been shown that pineapple is used as a tonic for the skin, anti-nasal allergy, and as an effective treatment for those suffering from paravertebral palsy. And because pineapple is a fruit rich in sugars, this is why it is not recommended for those who suffer from diabetes to eat pineapple fruit despite its many benefits.