Pineapples are one of nature’s superfruits. These powerful pieces of produce are loaded with numerous vitamins and minerals. But do you know just how many vitamins and minerals make up the pineapple’s secret identity?
With almost x-ray vision, the Authority Nutrition gives us a closer look at these golden, foot-sized nutritional heroes:
- Vitamin C – Vitamin C is disease’s nemesis. Great for your immune system, Vitamin C also gives you glowing skin. Just one cup of pineapple contains 132% of Vitamin C. KAPOW!
- Manganese – An essential trace mineral, 76% of your daily required manganese intake is found in just one cup of pineapple. BOOM!
- Copper – Pineapples also have good levels of natural copper, a co-creator in red blood cells. ZAP!
- Folate (B9) – A Vitamin B complex, Folate is important for tissue growth and cell function. Especially for women who are pregnant, plenty of Folate is found in a serving of pineapple. WHAAM!
Listen to your body and make sure to feed it right. When it’s time to head to the market, just be sure to call on this superfruit. It’s always here to help!
Enjoy your pineapples!