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Does pineapple burn fat?

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Although pineapple does not help to burn fat, it is low in calories and contains fiber that can help people feel satiated after they consume it. It does contain the enzyme bromelain, which is useful for the digestion of protein. For these reasons, this tropical fruit may be useful food to include in a weight loss diet.

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Pineapple can help with weight loss because it has a high water content. The water and fiber found in pineapple also can aid in promoting a healthy digestive tract.

Some added benefits of eating pineapple are that it is an antioxidant, has anti-inflammatory properties, contains vitamin C and includes many minerals like manganese and copper.

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