Friday, November 9, 2018

Food Fact Friday: Pineapples!

Besides being ridiculously delicious and having unique nutritional benefits, pineapple happens to be the signature fruit of Stacy Yates Nutrition!

It’s one of the main ingredients in my most favorite pool-side drink (hello, piña colada) and I think it’s just the most happy, festive and beautiful fruit (I mean come on - it grows its own crown)!

Pineapples are a good source of a protein-digesting enzyme called bromelain, and are also thought to have anti-inflammatory benefits. You’ll find that one cup of this fruit delivers nearly all of your day’s minimum manganese requirements.

(What’s manganese you ask? Manganese is an essential mineral involved in many enzyme systems and may also function as a protective anti-oxidant).

Want to know more about this sweet treat?

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