These pineapple facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including pineapple in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include pineapple in your diet.
The pineapple is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Vitamin C, Manganese, Dietary Fiber, Thiamin, Vitamin B6 and Copper
The nutritional value and health benefits of pineapples means that they're good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Don't eat too many pineapples if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of pineapple.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Raw Pineapple (peeled)||1 slice (110g)||9||2.5||0||175|
|Canned Pineapple (in juice, drained)||1 cup (205ml)||25.5||4||0||470|
|Canned Pineapple (in syrup, drained)||1 slice (40g)||8||0.5||0||140|
|Canned Pineapple, Crushed (in juice, drained)||1 cup (270g)||27.5||4.5||0||510|
|Canned Pineapple Juice (unsweetened)||250ml||27||0||0||465|