Pineapple is a healthy snack that contains a very good amount of potassium, vitamin C and manganese. The pineapple juice can be included in the breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, in salads or in desserts as well. It can be purchased throughout the year and is available in various forms such as fresh, frozen, canned, juiced and candied. The pineapple juice is fat free and contains a very less amount of sodium. It is a good source of fiber.
250 grams of pineapple juice contains 140 calories. Out of these 140 calories, 96.5% of the calories come from the carbohydrates, 1.3% comes from the fat, and 2.2% comes from the protein. The pineapple juice also contains bromelain that is made up of the enzymes that help in digesting the protein and thus is anti-inflammatory. It is very effective in fighting with the injuries and various infections. The bromelain present in the pineapple juice treats burns and wounds to a great extent along with fighting with the sinus, indigestion, asthma, arthritis and various infections.
Pineapple juice can be mixed with many other juices as well to make a mixed fruit juices. The calories of a cup of that mixed juice would depend upon the various quantities of different juices added. A 1-oz of pineapple contains 17 calories, a 100 grams of pineapple contains 60 calories. The pineapple juice can be used to make a fruit cocktail combining it with peach juice, grape juice, cherry and pear juice.
1 cup of this cocktail contains 109 calories out of which total fat is 0.2 grams, cholesterol is 0 milligrams, potassium is 225 milligrams and sodium is 9 milligrams. The total carbohydrates in this cocktail would be 28.11 grams that add to 9% of the total calories and the 10% of the total calories come from the dietary fibers and sugars along with a small amount of protein.