The Fine-Apples

6 Fun Facts about Pineapples

  1. Pineapple the fruit is actually a bunch of “fruitlets” fused together.
  2. Pineapple is low in calories, sodium, saturated fats and cholesterol while being a rich source of fibre, so it’s a perfect weight loss food.
  3. Besides fruit salads and tropical drinks, pineapples are also used to make wine.
  4. Pineapple cores contain high levels of bromelain, a proteolytic enzyme, which has a whole slew of health benefits including anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant and digestive aid.
  5. Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant.
  6. Pineapples ripen faster upside down.