Consuming nothing however pineapple for weight reduction? Know negative effects from dietician | Well being

Candy, crunchy and barely tart pineapple is taken into account a superb meals for weight reduction. The flavoursome fruit is a well-liked ingredient in desserts, drinks and salads and supplies a definite style to meals. The fruit has been gaining recognition as a weight reduction meals as a result of it has bromelain, an enzyme that aids in burning physique fats. Whereas a cup of pineapple a day could allow you to obtain your weight reduction objectives, surviving on a pineapple-only eating regimen for days collectively can result in a number of negative effects. (Additionally learn: Kiwi fruit: 4 causes so as to add this glorious fruit to your eating regimen)

One cup of contemporary pineapple chunks has 82 grams energy, 0.89 grams proteins, 0.20 grams fats in response to WebMD.


There isn’t a dearth of fad diets and one in every of them which has turn out to be fairly a rage today in pineapple eating regimen. Because the identify suggests, folks comply with this eating regimen for fast weight reduction and don’t have anything however pineapple for 2 days in every week, whereas consuming usually on remaining days. The eating regimen was created by a Danish psychologist referred to as Sten Hegeler who wrote this ebook alongside along with his spouse referred to as Attractive Pineapple Food plan that promised fast weight reduction and total well-being. Nevertheless, over the time many individuals are following the modified model of this eating regimen and consuming pineapples for a number of days or even weeks collectively as an alternative of two days in every week which might be fairly dangerous for well being.


Nutritionist Lovneet Batra on her latest Instagram submit talks about negative effects of consuming simply pineapples for a number of days.

– You’ll be extraordinarily hungry, irritable, and drained as a result of pineapple is so acidic, it would hassle your abdomen, particularly if that’s all you’re consuming for a whole day. You may additionally really feel nauseated or expertise diarrhoea.

– Unintended effects like dizziness, passing out, complications, starvation pains, insomnia, weak point, and excessive starvation could have an effect on you as a result of pineapple incorporates lower than one gram of protein and fats per cup and lacks many nutritional vitamins and minerals which might additional put you to nutrient deficiencies.

– Moreover, extraordinarily excessive quantities of bromelain (an enzyme present in pineapple) may cause pores and skin rashes, vomiting, diarrhoea, and extreme menstrual bleeding.

“Properly, you do not want to comply with any restrictive eating regimen to drop some pounds, however if you wish to drop some pounds, it’s greatest to create a small calorie deficit by chopping out or lowering your consumption of sugary drinks, ultra-processed meals or contemplate working with,” says Batra.

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