Of South American origin, this fruit was offered to the first settlers as a gesture of hospitality and welcome. Today, pineapple is grown in different tropical regions such as Africa, China, India, Java, Philippines and Hawaii, among many others, its harvest occurs all year round.
Rich in vitamins A, B and C
Vitamin A is good for and skin and mucosa. Vitamin B regulates metabolism and prevents diseases of the nervous system. Vitamin C fights free radicals responsible for cancer, premature aging, helping to prevent colds and flu.
Pineapple contains very low calories and contains plenty of water and fiber, factors that directly aid digestion.
Good amount of carbohydrate
Acting as a valuable source of energy, pineapple prevents the breakdown of muscle mass after some physical activity, for example.