Pineapple


Pineapple

Pineapple is loaded with many antioxidants and nutrients that positively serve our body. Pineapples are delicious juicy as well as helpful to your body.


One pineapple contains


● Calories- 82.5 grams

● Carbohydrates- 21.6 grams

● Protein- 1 gram

● Fibre- 1.7 grams


Health Benefits

Helps in recovery after surgery: Pineapple contains bromelain, which speeds up the recovery time as it has anti-inflammatory factors.


Reduces the risk of cancer: Studies say that pineapples have the power of reducing oxidative stress and inflammation, which are the main reasons of cancer growth in the body.


Fight diseases: Pineapple contains a lot of antioxidants which helps fight free radicals. These free radicals are the root cause of many diseases.


Health Risk

● A dietician might suggest avoiding over intake of pineapple as it can cause mouth irritation and pineapple allergy.


● There are no such side effects of pineapple, but one should always eat any fruit in a limited way.


Pineapple Chutney Recipe

Ingredients:


● 1/2 Cup Vinegar

● 1/2 Cup Sugar

● 150 Gram Pineapple (finely diced)

● 1 tsp Ginger

● 1/2 tsp Garlic

● Juice of half lime

● 2 Kafir lime leaves

● 1 stalk lemongrass

● 1 Cinnamon stick

● 1 Star anise

● 2-3 Peppercorns

● 1 tsp Coriander chopped

● 2 tsp Spring onions chopped


Methods:


● In a pan mix together vinegar and sugar and let the mixture reduce

● Add lemongrass, star anise, cinnamon, kafir lime leaves, lime juice, peppercorns, garlic, ginger and mix well.

● Once the mixture starts to thicken, add the pineapple pieces. Cook it for few minutes and garnish it with coriander leaves and spring onions.

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