Pineapples

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by rachelpolak
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Nutrition
Grade:
11

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Pineapples

What are the benefits?*prevents colds and coughs*strengthens bones*keeps gums healthy*lowers risk of macular degineration*alleviates arthritus*improves digestion

What does it look like? * short stem and rigid, spiny-margined, recurved leaves. * tropical fruit *yellow gold in color

Pineapples

What's inside?

How to choose?*Firm, not mushy/rock hard *Pluck one of the leaves near center. If it comes out fairly easy, it's ready and if it's hard it's not ripe*Make sure it smells sweet*Avoid brown caved in spots

Where is it grown?*Hawaii*Thailand*Philippines*China*Brazil*Mexico

Want it Fresh?Pineapples are at their peak from March to July!

How can I buy it?*fresh*pinapple fruit cups*canned sliced pineapple*canned crushed pineapple*pineapple juice*dried pineapple pieces

Keep it Fresh!Keep it on the counter at room termperature until sliced then store in the refrigerator.

Preserve it!*freeze cut pieces up to a year*dehydrate pieces of fruit to dry them*can them in fresh pineapple juice*can the juice from a pineapple


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