Manganese, which is abundant in pineapple, helps to build your bones. All you have to do to maintain a robust physique and keep your bones healthy and strong is add this fruit to your regular diet.When you press a ripe pineapple, the flesh should yield slightly but the shell should be solid. Pineapples are not likely to be fully ripe if they are entirely firm or hard when pressed. When pressed, a ripe pineapple's tough shell should feel somewhat squishy.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), a 1-cup serving of fresh pineapple chunks contains: