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Dried pineappleIts origins are traced to the Amazon River basin. Little by little, it spread throughout the tropical areas of the continent until it was introduced in Europe, Asia and Africa in the 16th century.
- Pineapple is an energy-dense food and is high in both simple and complex carbohydrates.
- The fact that it promotes calcium absorption and is rich in potassium makes it a highly recommended fruit.
- It also has proteolytic enzymes capable of breaking down proteins into amino acids and is therefore a great digestive aid.
- It contains folic acid, vitamins B1 and B6 and bromelain, a digestive enzyme.
- Pineapple can come fresh, canned or dried. Traditionally, in the West, it is eaten fresh as a dessert. In the East, however, it is increasingly used as an ingredient that brings a sweet and peculiar taste to all sorts of meals.
- Its sale in the form of juices, jams and dried snacks is increasingly common.
- In addition, a very aromatic and high-quality vinegar is obtained from its juice.