The nutrition value of Pineapple
Pineapples are low in calories but boast an impressive nutrient profile. Just 1 cup (165 grams) of pineapple chunks contains the following nutrients :
Fat: 1.7 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Carbs: 21.6 grams
Fiber: 2.3 grams
Vitamin C: 88% of the Daily Value (DV)
Manganese: 109% of the DV
Vitamin B6: 11% of the DV
Copper: 20% of the DV
Thiamine: 11% of the DV
Folate: 7% of the DV
Potassium: 4% of the DV
Magnesium: 5% of the DV
Niacin: 5% of the DV
Pantothenic acid: 7% of the DV
Riboflavin: 4% of the DV
Iron: 3% of the DV
The benefits of Pineapple
The most important health benefits of pineapple include:
Strengthening the immune system
Prevention of colds and flu
Cough and cold treatment
Lowers high blood pressure
Prevents hair loss
Enhance and strengthen eyesight
Soften cuticles and nails
Rich in nutrients.
Contains disease-fighting antioxidants.
Helps in digestion.
Reduces the risk of cancer.
Boosts immunity and treats infections.
Relieves symptoms of arthritis.
Speeds up recovery after surgery or strenuous exercise.
Easy to add to your diet.
Benefits of pineapple for the skin
Note: Before using any mask on the face and sensitive areas of the body, by rubbing a small amount of it on the skin of your hand for at least 20 minutes, make sure that you are not allergic to it.
1. Treats acne
The vitamin C in pineapple reduces skin inflammation and helps treat acne and pimples, and the bromelain in this fruit increases the anti-inflammatory properties of vitamin C and treats pimples and pimples.
2. Eliminates skin wrinkles
Pineapple fruit promotes the formation of collagen in the body, which makes your skin stronger and more elastic, reduces skin wrinkles and rejuvenates facial skin.
3. Cleanse and exfoliate the skin
To cleanse and exfoliate your skin, apply chopped pineapple to the face. Pineapple removes dead skin, intensifies blood flow, and causes facial exfoliation.
4. Wound healing and dressing
Vitamin C in pineapple plays a major role in collagen production and thus speeds up wound healing.
5. Treating cracked feet
Pineapple fruit is useful in treating dryness and cracks in the feet and prevents peeling of the feet.
6. Nail softener
Pineapple is rich in vitamins A and B, which are beneficial for softening brittle nails.
7. Treating chapped lips
Pineapple has moisturizing and nourishing properties and is useful in treating chapped and peeling lips.
Pineapple benefits for hair
8. Prevents hair loss
Vitamin C present in pineapple is useful for preventing hair loss.
Apply pineapple juice to the scalp and hair, leave it for 15 minutes, then rinse it off with water.
9. Reduce dandruff
Pomegranate bromelain reduces scalp infections and is beneficial for the prevention and treatment of dandruff.
10. It strengthens and grows hair
The enzymes present in pineapple juice strengthen the hair follicles and are useful for strengthening and promoting hair growth.
Medicinal and therapeutic properties of pineapple fruit
11. Prevention of colds and flu
Pineapple is rich in bromelain and vitamin C, so eating pineapple fruit is beneficial for preventing and treating respiratory diseases, colds and flu.
12. The benefits of pineapple for eyesight
Research has shown that the vitamin C and antioxidants in pineapples can help reduce the risk of macular degeneration and improve eyesight.
13. Stomach and digestive system
The bromelain found in pineapple improves digestion, reduces stomach ulcers, intestinal inflammation, and irritable bowel syndrome, and helps treat digestive ailments.
14. Diarrhea and constipation
Pineapple can prevent constipation and diarrhea. Pineapple is rich in fiber and helps treat constipation, and is also good for diarrhea.
Studies have shown that the fiber in pineapple causes lower blood sugar levels in people with type 1 diabetes, and people with type 2 diabetes also have lower blood sugar levels and are less sensitive to insulin.
16. Slimming and losing weight
Pineapple is a low-calorie and low-fat fruit that can reduce appetite and provide daily energy, thus conducive to weight loss and slimming.
Pineapple can also help reduce and treat cellulite.
17. Blood pressure
Pineapple is rich in potassium, potassium reduces pressure on blood vessels, improves blood circulation in the body and thus reduces high blood pressure.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 1 Cake = 17-18 slices
Serving Size: 1 slice
1/2 Cup butter (1 stick), melted
1/2 Cup packed brown sugar
1 Can pineapple rings in 100% juice (reserve the juice)
1 Jar maraschino cherries
1 Box yellow or pineapple cake mix
1 4-serving box instant vanilla pudding
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Prepare the Bundt pan by generously applying pan release (recipe below) or non-stick spray.
Melt the butter and evenly pour into the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle with the brown sugar.
Cut the pineapple rings in half and alternate with the maraschino cherries around the bundt pan as shown in the picture. Set aside.
In a stand mixer or large bowl, stir the cake mix and pudding mix together. Drain the pineapple juice into a measuring cup and add enough milk to make 1 Cup of liquid. Add this with the eggs and the amount of oil called for in the recipe to the cake mixture; following the instructions on the box.
Carefully pour the batter over the fruit and bake as instructed for a Bundt cake. The cake is done when an inserted knife comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Slide a knife around the edges including the inner ring.
Invert the cake onto a serving plate. Slice between the pineapple rings and serve warm or room temperature.
Mix equal parts of vegetable shortening, vegetable oil, and all-purpose flour until smooth. Using a pastry brush or paper towel, apply to the pans paying special attention to corners, nooks, and crannies.