Pineapple

 

Eat on the bright side with pineapple, a prickly treat rich in vitamin C and manganese to boost your energy and your mood.

 

What nutrients in pineapple boosts mood?
  • Vitamin C
  • Manganese
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Vitamin B6
  • Potassium
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)
  • Fibre
  • Natural fruit sugars

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge
  • Freezer

Top Tip: Store in an airtight container, or once cut, pop in the fridge.

Prep
  • Chop
  • Toss
  • Stir Fry
  • Blend
  • Bake

Top Tip: Pineapple adds some healthy sweetness to savoury dishes.

When Are They In Season?

Australian pineapples are available all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One cup of chopped pineapple (165g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

The Pineapple is actually a bunch of “fruitlets” fused together.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for one cup on pineapple (165g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

One cup of chopped pineapple (165g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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