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Why You Should Eat Pineapple, According to a Registered Dietician

Why This Dietician Says You Should Eat Pineapple

Falling Into One of the 5 Main Food Groups, Pineapple Is a Valuable Addition to Our Diets

From vitamin C to bromelain, pineapple is packed full of valuable nutrients and minerals that play an important role in keeping us healthy. In honor of National Pineapple Month this October, we sat down with registered dietician and nutritionist Amanda Perrin of Peace of Nutrition to dig into the details and learn more about the health benefits our favorite fruit has to offer.

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3 Amazing Brain-Boosting Benefits of Pineapple

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Get Smart! Snack on Pineapple to Maintain Brain Health This School Year

We all know the saying: a pineapple a day keeps the doctor away! Our favorite tropical fruit offers endless health benefits. Full of key nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin B, and potassium, pineapple can support your heart health, help your immune system, and even boost your brainpower. As we enter the new school year, it’s particularly important to keep our brain in mind – and pineapple is perfect for supporting both physical and mental health. Read on to learn more about why this fruit is the perfect brain-boosting snack for kids (and adults) this fall.

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When It Comes to Vitamin C, Pineapple is Queen

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Pineapple Packs in More Vitamin C per Cup than Citrus Fruits

When it comes to nutrients, vitamin C is one of the most well-known. From strengthening the immune system to improving your mood to reducing the risk of heart disease, this vitamin is a powerhouse. Even better? No expensive supplements are needed here – your daily dose of vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, can be obtained through delicious and affordable fruits and vegetables like pineapple. This tropical fruit contains more vitamin C per serving than citrus fruits like grapefruits and oranges, making it an excellent choice for boosting your daily nutrient consumption. Read on to learn more about the value of vitamin C and how to add some more pineapple power to your diet.

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The Power of Pineapple: Health Benefits

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The many wondrous health benefits of pineapple may be more interesting than you think. With its powerful enzymes and many nutrients, the sweet pineapple is more than just a decorative fruit or drink garnish. In fact, this prickly fruit packs surprising health benefits. It has anti-inflammatory and good digestive qualities, antioxidants and immune support, pain-relieving properties and the power to prevent vision loss. Let’s not forget this fruit also contains a therapeutic, healing enzyme called Bromelain that has been used for centuries as medicine.

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Back to School Pineapple Snacks & Crafts

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School may be around the corner, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun has to end. With Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapples, you can extend the sweetness of summer with creative pineapple snacks and crafts.

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Perfect Pineapple Pool Party

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Bright yellow and bursting with flavor, Chestnut Hill Farms pineapples embody everything that makes summer so fun! They are not only light and refreshing for a hot sunny day, but they’re also chockful of nutrients and compounds that will fuel your health. With school out and the summer solstice past, we are spending more and more time by the pool and at the beach. The Chestnut Hill Farms perfect pineapple is a sweet way to cool off and satisfy your summer needs, no matter where the season takes you.

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The Summer of Pineapple


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Cool Off, Relax and Unwind with Summer Pineapple Treats

Summer has arrived and pineapple season is in full swing. Sweet, fresh pineapple may be the perfect snack to bring to the beach, but our favorite prickly fruit can reach beyond a simple afternoon treat. Check out our summer pineapple recipe round-up to find out how the queen fruit can help you cool off, relax and unwind this summer.

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DIY Pineapple-Mint Infused Water

A Refreshing Warm Weather Treat

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Looking for an extra delicious way to stay hydrated? Pineapple-Mint infused water is a smooth sip of summer in a glass. Easy to make, pineapple water is perfect for outdoor entertaining and is packed with health benefits!

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Pineapples in the Hospitality and Food Industry

Pineapple in Hospitality and Food Industry

What the Queen Fruit Brings to the Table

Tropical, bright and refreshing, pineapples are perfect to enjoy on an afternoon picnic or day at the beach. However, these prickly fruits are far more versatile than a summer day snack. As the official symbol of hospitality, pineapples have rich associations with social status, friendship and a welcoming spirit. From breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and décor, pineapples are a stunning addition to the food industry.

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Brighten Your Plate for National Nutrition Month 2019

Enjoy Every Bite of National Nutrition Month

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As the Earth blooms into spring, March brings an opportunity for transformation into our lives with National Nutrition Month. Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month highlights the importance of making informed food decisions and developing beneficial eating habits in our day-to-day.

From lack of time to staying on budget, there are plenty of reasons we eat the way we do. In fact, 82% of Americans do not want to give up foods they like in order to eat healthier. However, incorporating a few smart swaps into meal prep can actually bring an abundance of flavor and nutrition to your food habits.

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